How to compile and build the perl code using emacs IDE

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Hello, I am new to IDE and would like to move to emacs for some perl development, Kindly share some tips so that my journey to use emacs would be beautiful :)

How can I compile a perl code while being in emacs? What specific configuration is required? kindly share some good .emacsrc file. Thanks!
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Perl is interpreted language, it is not compiled.

Do you want to run and/or debug it from Emacs?
I would recommend cperl-mode for your coding process. Ver 6.2 is the best available one (the ones shipped with Emacs are usually older) .
You can debug and run perl scripts using this mode, or upgrade it using Emacs::PDE :


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