Type: Executable Files

Acronym: Perl Executable File

Opens With: ActiveState ActivePerl, Microsoft IIS with PerlIS, Bare Bones BBEdit

Executable program written in the Perl programming language; often used for Web applications that are run on a Web server, but may be run on any system that includes a Perl interpreter.

Perl scripts can be run on Windows IIS systems using Perl for ISAPI (Internet Server Application Programming Interface) or with ActivePerl.

The standard way of naming Perl files is .PM for Perl modules, .PL for Perl libraries, and PLX for executable Perl scripts.

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