Category Archives: Perl MAMP

Perl 5 cheat sheet

This ‘cheat sheet’ is a handy reference, meant for beginning Perl programmers. Not everything is mentioned, but 195 features may already be overwhelming.


How to run perl in MAMP?

If everything is configured properly, put a perl file in your cgi-bin folder, set permissions so that apache can execute it, and you are all set ready to go.

Basically, Perl suffers in this aspect just because it was first and that is the way CGIs were done. PHP came along and the default setting allowed PHP scripts to run from any directory. So this is a little trouble for php programmers.

It took one hour for me to figure out how to run perl in MAMP.

Well here are some easy steps for you.

The permissions for all of those files needs to be 755.