ActivePerl User Guide

ActivePerl Components


Includes all of the core binaries and modules you'll need to run Perl scripts on your system.

Perl Package Manager (PPM)

The Perl Package Manager (PPM) provides a command line interface for managing your Perl modules and extensions.

PPM allows you to access package repositories and install new packages or update old ones you already have with relative ease.

The ActiveState Package repository is located at
NOTE: you cannot access packages at a repository without running PPM.

There are currently, approximately 1200 packages available.

To launch PPM, type: ppm at the command prompt.

Windows Components

Perl for ISAPI



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