Perl Language : How To Execute SELECT query to MySQL Database Server in Perl Program

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Learn How To Execute SELECT query to MySQL Database Server 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 Execute SELECT query to MySQL Database Server using Perl Language?

So here for this video we are assuming that we are makihng use of the DBI module. There is also legacy mysql driver module that can be used but lets for the sake of discussion stickw tih the DBI module.

It takes parameters for the mysql connection like localhost, username and password and database name etc. And then while making the query you have to specific the tablename in the datbase. Once those things are passed you can easily run the query for the select operation.

For example it will look something like this.

 my $sql =  'SELECT * FROM people WHERE id >= ? AND id < ?';

Here we are selecting everything from the table and displaying it on the page.

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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