Perl 101: Things Every Perl Programmer Should Know.

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Thanks for visiting We hope to provide you with everything that every Perl programmer should know.

Our goal is not to cover everything in Perl, or make you an expert. What we've found, though, is that many Perl programmers don't know what they don't know. hopes to change that. source

The source for this site is kept on github at If you'd like to help add to this site, drop Andy Lester a note at andy [at]


Thanks to the following folks for their contributions: María Inés Parnisari, Rich Bowen, Drew Stephens, Usman Jan, Adam Sjøgren, Jeremiah Foster, Ben Hengst, Amanda with no last name, Clyde Forrester, Kent Cowgill, Elias Lutfallah, Elliot Shank, Mike O'Regan, Pete Krawczyk and the Chicago Perl Mongers (

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