Larry Wall began work on Perl in 1987, while working as a programmer at Unisys. Over the years, it got popular with programmers in the world to process text. With the internet getting popular and the requirement to provide dynamic html pages, it was one of the first chosen language to provide dynamic html.
Originally, the only documentation for Perl was a single lengthy man page. In 1991, Programming Perl, known to many Perl programmers as the “Camel Book” because of its cover, was published and became the de facto reference for the language.
The following pages cover some of the perl libraries that I have created over the years: