Installing ActivePerl v5.8.7 on Windows

This section describes a tutorial on installing ActivePerl 5.8.7 on a Windows system..

0. Rename the current Perl directory from \perl to \perl561

1. Go to, and click the download button.

2. Download the ActivePerl 5.8.7, Windows MSI.

3. Double click on the downloaded file name: ActivePerl-, and follow the installation tool to install ActivePerl to your system at \perl.

4. Open a command window, and type in perl. If you see the following output, your installation is ok.

>perl -v
This is perl, v5.8.7 built for MSWin32-x86-multi-thread
(with 7 registered patches, see perl -V for more detail)

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Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to Web Service

 Introduction to SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol)

 SOAP Message Structure

 SOAP Message Transmission and Processing

 SOAP Data Model

 SOAP Encoding

 SOAP RPC Presentation

 SOAP Properties Model

 SOAP Message Exchange Patterns

 SOAP HTTP Binding

SOAP Perl Implementations

 SOAP Perl Implementation - SOAP::Lite

 SOAP::Lite for Perl on Windows

Installing ActivePerl v5.8.7 on Windows

 SOAP::Lite 0.55 in ActivePerl 5.8.7

 SOAP PHP Implementations

 SOAP Java Implementations

 Perl SOAP::Lite - SOAP Server-Client Communication Module

 Perl Socket Test Program for HTTP and SOAP

 Perl SOAP::Lite for GetSpeech SOAP 1.1 Web Service

 Perl SOAP::Lite 0.710 for SOAP 1.2 Web Services

 Perl SOAP::Lite 0.710 for WSDL

 PHP SOAP Extension Client Programs

 PHP SOAP Extension Server Programs

 Java Socket and HttpURLConnection for SOAP

 SAAJ - SOAP with Attachments API for Java

 SoapUI - SOAP Web Service Testing Tool

 WS-Security - SOAP Message Security Extension

 WS-Security X.509 Certificate Token

 Web Services and SOAP Terminology


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