ActivePerl User Guide
Includes all of the core binaries and modules you'll need to run Perl scripts on your system.
The Perl Package Manager (PPM) provides a command line interface for managing your Perl modules and extensions.
PPM allows you to access package repositories and install new packages or update old ones you already have with relative ease.
The ActiveState Package repository is located at
NOTE: you cannot access packages at a repository without running PPM.
There are currently, approximately 1200 packages available.
To launch PPM, type:
ppm at the command prompt.
A plug-in designed to run Perl scripts faster on ISAPI compliant Web servers. Sometimes referred to as PerlIS. Requires ActivePerl and an ISAPI compliant Web server.
An ActiveX scripting engine which works with any ActiveX scripting host, such as Windows Scripting Host, MS Internet Explorer 4.0+ or MS Internet Information Server 3.0+. Requires ActivePerl and an ActiveX scripting host.
Click here for more information on PerlScript.