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 available directly from the command line
    Select this option to make the current version of Perl available on the command line. When this checkbox is checked, Perl is 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.