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Perl is a programming language created in 1987 by Larry Wall.

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Perl is a family of high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming languages. The languages in this family include Perl 5 and Perl 6. Though Perl is not officially an acronym, there are various backronyms in use, including "Practical Extraction and Reporting Language". Read more on Wikipedia...

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print("Hello, world!\n");
Example from hello-world:
#!/usr/bin/perl print "Hello World\n";
# Hello world in perl print "Hello World!\n";
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#!/usr/local/bin/perl print "Perl\n"
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#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use IO::Handle; my ( $remaining, $total ); $remaining = $total = shift(@ARGV); STDOUT->autoflush(1); while ( $remaining ) { printf ( "Remaining %s/%s \r", $remaining--, $total ); sleep 1; } print "\n";
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