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Unformatted text preview: Getting Started with Perl Windows Download and Installation - Download ActivePerl , the MSI version for Windows. - If you're running Windows NT or 2000 make sure you're logged in as the administrator or have administrator privileges. - Install ActivePerl by double-clicking. Writing Perl Scripts - Perl scripts can be written using any text editor (e.g. Notepad, Microsoft Word) - We recommend an inexpensive text editor called Editplus which automatically color- codes your scripts, making them easier to read, write, and troubleshoot. - When using Word be sure to save your scripts as plain text and end the file name with the ".pl" extension. - When using Notepad filenames should also end with the ".pl" extension. - All perl scripts begin with the following line "#!/usr/bin/perl" - Cut and paste the following two lines into your editor and save it according to the above instructions. This is the "Hello, World" program for Perl....
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2010 for the course HST. 508 taught by Professor Dr.hazil during the Fall '02 term at Cornell.

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