The full form of PERL is "Practical Extraction and Report Language".
Perl is a widely known and powerful scripting language used by web programmers to develop CGI scripts for web servers. It is used for a variety of tasks such as creating web pages, to create the equivalent of DOS batch files or C shell scripts. As Perl is especially good at parsing text, programmers often use it for reading and searching through text files. Before sending any type of information to your web browser, Perl scripts are primarily run on the server. The syntax of Perl scripting language is similar to C/C++.
Strings and Pattern Matching
Intermediate Coding Techniques
Interacting with the File system
Programmers prefer to learn Perl scripting language as it provides numerous benefits. Such as:
The training duration and fee varies on the module selected by an individual and the training institute. Perl Modules are like C libraries that can be included in Perl programs (or scripts). Few institutes provide 8 hours to 4000 hours of training through a number of videos costing at $30. The different modules of Perl along with its duration are given below: