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What is the difference between Strawberry Perl and ActivePerl?

What is the difference between Strawberry Perl and ActivePerl?

Another difference was that ActivePerl was established and more stable. Strawberry Perl was still the newcomer and felt a bit “rough around the edges”. Some Perl modules were also not fully supported or failed to install easily/correctly in Strawberry Perl.

Is ActivePerl free?

ActivePerl Community Edition is free to use in development. Paid licensing is required for use beyond development. For more information, see the ActiveState Community Edition License Agreement.

What is ActivePerl used for?

ActivePerl provides a complete Perl solution, proven and trusted for over 20 years. With all the Perl modules you need, curated and precompiled out of the box, and support from the open source language experts, ActivePerl lets your organization focus on progress with a Perl distribution that “just works”.

Is ActivePerl open source?

The source code used in the ActivePerl Package comprises of both Open Source and proprietary software components.

What is the best Perl for Windows?

Strawberry Perl is more like Perl on *nix. It comes with MinGW which could be useful on its own. The Perl modules can also be installed with either ppm or cpan. I always use Cygwin (xterms with bash are so much better than cmd windows) and the Perl that comes with it.

How do I check my ActivePerl version?

As for checking if you’re running an ActiveState build, here are some possibilities:

  1. use Config; print Config::local_patches(); returns a string that includes ActivePerl Build .
  2. $Config{cf_email} is set to [email protected]
  3. The ActivePerl::Config module exists.
  4. The ActivePerl::PPM module exists.

How do I use ActivePerl?

Using ActivePerl scripts in a Windows environment

  1. Locate the Dumper.pm file within the ActivePerl installation directory.
  2. Open the Dumper.pm file in Notepad.
  3. Go to line containing the following text:
  4. Comment the line as indicated below:
  5. Save the changes to the file and close Notepad.

What is the difference between Python and Activepython?

Technically there is not any difference between Python from activestate.com and from python.org if it available for download for your platform. And yes, you can install Python 2.7. 1 as it is latest supported version in 2.

Is Strawberry Perl free for commercial use?

Anyone is free to copy, modify, publish, use, compile, sell, or distribute the original SQLite code, either in source code form or as a compiled binary, for any purpose, commercial or non-commercial, and by any means.

Is Perl or Python better?

Perl is a high-level programming language that’s easier to learn when compared with Python. Python is more robust, scalable, and stable when compared to Perl. While Perl code can be messy, featuring many paths to accomplish the same goal, Python is clean and streamlined.