Languages > Perl

Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language. A version 5 of Perl is included with MAMP PRO. MAMP PRO installs Perl in your “C:\MAMP\bin\perl\bin” directory.


  • Make Perl directly available on the command line
    Check this option to make the current Perl version available on the command line. When this checkbox is checked Perl will be added to your system path. You can verify this by checking your System PATH in Advanced System Settings > Environment Variables > System Variables.

     'Path = C:\MAMP\bin\perl\bin;'

More information on how to connect to MySQL using Perl can be found in our How To section.