|Editing Perl scripts|
Perl scripts are plain text files that the Perl interpreter reads,
understand and executes. As such, you may code Perl scripts on any
plain text editor, like Notepad on Windows, vi on Unix/Linux/Mac OS X.
If you work on a Mac, consider using TextWrangler, a free powerful text editor able to perform several tasks, including Perl syntax coloring and the ability to open and save text files located on remote FTP and SFTP servers.
There're specialized editors for Perl (and other programming languages) that make the life easier, by keeping track of syntax and definitions and offering debugging functions. They're called IDE (integrated development environment). Here some examples:
More info on Komodo is available at the ActiveState site.
A full documentation and tutorial is avalable on the Computer Room PCs.
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