Perl is also known as the Duck Tape of the internet

“The duck tape of the internet” Google Search: “Software developers call Perl the “Duct Tape of the Internet” because the programming language lends itself to quick, easy fixes of data problems.”

Perl Official Website

Installing perl locally

Starting Server with perl support

Running perl

perl <>

if you have a server that hosts perl then just navigate to it’s path via a browser.

Perl Tidy

This script will format .pl files

Note: I used this once and currently maintain formatting manually.

For help: $ ./tools/ -h

To format code: $ ./tools/ <perlFile> -o <outputFile>


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