Perl Console is a small program that lets you evaluate Perl code interactively. The application uses Readline for grabing input and provides completion with all the namespaces loaded during your session.
This is pretty useful for Perl developers that write modules. You can load a module in your session and test a function exported by the module.
Readline is used to grab user input and provides then all the facilities your are used to : completion, key bindings, ...
Perl> $var = 3
values var vars::
Perl> $var + 2
Perl> use Digest::MD5 qw(md5_base64)
*** loading Digest::MD5
*** + md5_base64
Perl> md5_base64 ($var)
What's New in This Release:
· complete OO rewrite, support for different output modes : yaml, Data::Dumper and scalar.