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How to get started with programming Perl & Python. Tutorials and help for the absolute beginner, as well as guides to the other categories.
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Perl Absolute Beginners Guide - Lesson One
Perl Absolute Beginners Guide - Take your first steps to learn Perl.

Perl Absolute Beginners Guide - Lesson Two
Perl Absolute Beginners Guide - Learn about Perl data types.

How to install Perl on a Windows system using ActivePerl
Learn how to install Perl for Windows using ActivePerl, a great ready-made distribution of Perl.

How to test your Perl installation
Learn how to test your Perl installation by creating your first Perl script - 'Hello World'.

Getting Started With Perl
A walk through some steps every Perl beginner should take.

Learning Perl by Randal L. Schwartz
Learning Perl by Randal L. Schwartz

What is Perl?
Find out more about Perl, Perl Programming, and where to get Perl Modules.

What is ActivePerl?
Find out about ActivePerl - a quick and easy perl distribution.

Download ActivePerl
Get one of the best distributions of Perl for the Windows platform.

Installing a Perl Script on a Web Server
A Perl 101 tutorial on how to install a simple Perl script on your web server.

Ten Perl Myths
Get ready to bust some Perl myths - think Perl is hard? Think again.

Perl Basics
Just getting started with Perl? Not even sure where to start? We'll walk you through the absolute basics.

How To Install Perl and Run Your First Script
In a hurry to get started? This step-by-step will get you to install Perl and run your first script in the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee!

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