Internet's best resources for learning Perl. Here are the major changes to it
since the last update:
1. The book [Modern Perl](http://perl-begin.org//books/#modern-perl) is now
recommended, and [a local copy](http://perl-begin.org//tutorials/modern-perl/)
of it, under the CC-by-nc-sa licence is available on Perl-Begin, thanks to
2. We added [a Page](http://perl-begin.org//exercises/) with links to
**exercises and challenges**.
3. There's a new topical page about [Modules and
4. [A page about using Perl for writing Chat robots and
scripts](http://perl-begin.org//uses/chat-scripting/) (IRC, Jabber, etc.) has
been added. We also added [a page about developing games with
5. More non-recommended Perl elements have been added to [“Perl Elements to
6. [The web-development with Perl page](http://perl-begin.org//uses/web/) was
enhanced with new frameworks and information.
7. Added [a list of GUI
debuggers](http://perl-begin.org//IDEs-and-tools/#gui-debugger) to the IDEs and
8. We're now mirroring the now offline [“Life with CPAN” by Jeremy
9. A page about the [differences between “Perl”, “perl” and
“PERL”](http://perl-begin.org//learn/Perl-perl-but-not-PERL/) was added. It was
inspired by [a similar page](http://perl.org.il/misc.html#pl_vs_pl) on the
Israeli Perl Mongers site.
10. Many anchors were added to the pages using id= attributes.
11. We're now maintaining the sources of the Perl Beginners' Site in [a
bitbucket.org repository](http://perl-begin.org/source/#vcs) and there are
instructions for contributing in the link.
If you have any input to give regarding http://perl-begin.org/ , or can help
with its ongoing maintenance, we'd be happy to hear from you. Perl-Begin is
mostly available under the Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC-by) with
parts that are Public Domain, GFDL, and CC-by-nc-sa, and is maintained in a
public bitbucket.org repository.
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