1. Computing

Perl Glossary

Assignment Operator
Definition of the perl programming term 'assignment operator'

Hash
Definition of the perl programming term 'hash'

List
Definition of the perl programming term 'list'

Scalar
Definition of the perl programming term 'scalar'

Regular Expressions
Perl is great for pattern matching text using regular expressions. But regular expressions aren't peculiar to Perl. So what are they?

CPAN
CPAN is one of the greatest things about Perl. Why re-invent the wheel?

Larry Wall
Who created Perl? Find out a bit more about Larry Wall - the man who made it all possible.

Chop()
Perl chop() is a handy function which removes the last character of a string. Find out how, and when, to use it.

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