Perl

Perl

Perl is an OpenVMS implementation of a Perl interpreter. Perl is a high-level, dynamic programming language originally developed by Larry Wall in 1987 as a Unix scripting language and is famous for its regular expression and string parsing abilities.

Features

Perl on VMS supports the following features:

  • static and dynamic extensions
  • Perl forked debugger
  • command line I/O redirection and backgrounding
  • Bourne shell pipes
  • command line switches (-i, -S, -u)
  • functions (see the full list here)
  • standard modules

Latest Version

5.30.1

Licensing

GPL

Documentation