The PERL hDial (text as well as graphics) and the PERL vDial (text only), along with notes are in this file here.
The notes address a couple of Perl systems, an optional Perl IDE, and helpful ideas. ActiveState was chosen as the Perl system to use, and the Open_Perl_IDE was chosen as the IDE. Both were free. However, Windows wordpad or notepad work as simple Perl editors, and double clicking the Perl program invokes the ActiveState Perl system, results please see on the right. Perl programming tips are here in Programing Shadows.
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