How To Configure Perl on WAMP

in this tutorial i will discuss with you how to configure perl on wamp.Perl is very popular scripting languages.We can use user perl with wamp, normally we are using wamp packages for php development but as per your requirement you can alo configured PERL with wamp server.

You can also check other tutorial of perl,

Steps To Install Perl on a WAMP Server

Step 1: Download WampServer from and install WampServer. The default installation directory is "C:wamp".

Step 2: Now you have to download ActivePerl from and install it. The default installation directory is "C:Perl".

Step 3: Now we will edit the Apache configuration file. You can go to "C:\wamp\bin\apache\Apache2.2.11conf" directory and open "httpd.conf" file.

Step 4: Change below configuration parameters in httpd.conf file.

1- Modify below parameters
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks Includes ExecCGI

2- Modify and add below parameters

Select Code
AddHandler cgi-script .cgi
AddHandler cgi-script .pl

3- Change below setting
DirectoryIndex index.php index.php3 index.html index.htm index.cgi

Below steps will use to configure Mysql pkg with Perl

Step 5: configure perl to use Mysql database.
1- Open cmd line and run below command
"ppm repo add uwinnipeg" and press enter.

2- run below command to install DBD driver.
ppm install DBD-mysql