Definition of Perl in English:
noun[mass noun] Computing
A high-level general-purpose programming language used especially for developing Web applications.
- Programmers already competent in Perl and C will get the most from this book.
- Overall, this book covers graphics programming in Perl in a logically ordered and balanced manner.
- The code is relatively simple yet will look odd to even the most experienced Perl programmers.
1980s: respelling of pearl1, arbitrarily chosen for its positive connotations.
Definition of Perl in:
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