CPAN – Comprehensive Perl Archive Network

Short for Comprehensive Perl Archive Network, a collection of Internet archives that is a resource for material related to the Perl programming language. CPAN includes:

  • A listing of Perl modules and their source code
  • Documentation for Perl and Perl modules
  • Distributions of Perl
  • Information about Perl and module authors
  • Hints for programming in Perl
  • Guidelines for submitting material to CPAN.

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