Perl Language : How To Display All Files in Directory in Perl Program

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Learn How To Display Files in Directory in Perl language. Check out the below video to learn how to use if and else statement in perl.

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How To Display All Files in Directory using Perl Language?

There are times when you want to display the files in the directory. It could be because of the certain pattern, and certain ending in the files in directory. So basically when you are reading the files in the directory, you can see that it can be pretty interesting to watch out that.

There is a function named opendir(). This function along with the local system call you have to make to get the list of the files in the directory. So say in windows you make use of the DIR command to get the list of the content in the directory and drive.

So in case of the linux you can use the same or with ls. But in case of linux there are many other options too.

Hopefully the video helps you with the opening of the file in perl.

I hope that this tutorial article helped.

If you haven't checked out the first video in the series. Check how to run program in Perl .

Also do check out the second video on the Variables in Perl language.

Tips for Running Perl Code

You can check the installation of the perl by typing the following code if you are on unix or linux, in case of windows you have to check the path if perl bin folder is added there.

which perl

Perl code requires you to have the code stored in the .perl file extension file. This way when you run the perl code say it's in the file named helloworld . pl

You can run the perl file on command prompt like this.

perl helloworld . pl

That's it. You can now execute the perl code on your computer.

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