Perl 5.28.1 Documentation

The content of this documentation site is built automatically - directly from the documentation created by the Perl developers.

To find out what"s new in Perl 5.28.1 take a look at the perldelta page.

If you are new to the Perl language, good places to start reading are the introduction and overview at perlintro, and the FAQ section, which provides answers to over 300 common questions.



  • Overview: An introduction to Perl, links to books, resources and community links - there are many ways to get started with Perl 5.
  • History: Find out about the history of Perl and release notes (perldelta) for each version.
  • FAQs: Categorised Frequently Asked Questions answered by the Perl experts.
  • Tutorials: Tutorials, cheat sheets, recipes and getting started guides.
  • Utilities: Standard utilities provided with the core Perl distribution.