Frequently Asked Questions - FreeBSD

Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language. Perl was originally developed by Larry Wall in 1987 [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perl ]

Perl 5 is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language with over 24 years of development.
http://www.perl.org/

Learn Perl
http://www.perl.org/learn.html

The Bernard Chan Perl Tutorial
http://geek.scorpiorising.ca/lcms/index.php?page=perl
http://www.cbkihong.com/index.pl?op=perltut&lang=e