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The Perl Dev Kit (PDK) includes everything you need for fast development of self-contained, easily-deployable applications for any platform.
Turn your Perl programs into ready-to-run executables for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris*, HP-UX* or AIX* —or all of them. Easily reveal unused or overused code with the coverage and hotspot analyzer. Interactively create sophisticated Perl-based filters. Windows developer? Painlessly debug Perl scripts, and easily convert useful VBScript code to Perl. Plus create .NET and ActiveX components, Windows services and system tray applications, all written in Perl.
Download the Perl Dev Kit Datasheet (303kb PDF)
Part of a Perl dev team? Download the Perl Dev Kit for Teams Datasheet (322kb PDF)
Now with cross-platform wrapping, use this sophisticated, easy-to-use tool for bundling Perl source code and modules into executables for distribution for any platform. Includes application builders for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris*, HP-UX* and AIX*.
Note that PerlApp cross-platform wrapping targeting Solaris, HP-UX or AIX requires a Business Edition, Enterprise Edition or OEM License. Compare Editions.
Improve code performance and reliability through coverage experiments, hotspot analysis and data set comparisons. Find and address issues before executables are deployed.
The better way to create Windows MSI installation files - using Perl code, with support for custom dialogs, shortcuts, registry entries and more.
Need to filter log files, chunks of code or other text files? Filter Builder is an intuitive tool for interactively operating on text, with filtering and replacement.
Jumpstart your transition from VBScript to Perl. Generate Perl code from VBScript, recognizing all popular type libraries, including Microsoft Excel, Windows Scripting Host, Lotus Notes and more.
Convert Perl programs to native Windows system tray applications.
Convert Perl programs to native Windows services.
Allow .NET code to call Perl code, and implement .NET classes in Perl.
Wrap your Perl code as an ActiveX component.
Nimble debugging client for Win32. Remote debugging support lets you debug scripts on virtually any platform. Looking for native debugging on other platforms? Consider trying ActivePerl Pro Studio, which includes PDK, Komodo IDE and a subscription to Safari Books Online.
Perl Dev Kit Datasheet (303kb PDF)
Perl Dev Kit for Teams Datasheet (322kb PDF)
* Solaris, HP-UX and AIX may requires a Business Edition, Enterprise Edition or OEM License. Compare Editions.