Perl foreach Loop


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The foreach loop iterates over a list value and sets the control variable (var) to be each element of the list in turn −

Syntax

The syntax of a foreach loop in Perl programming language is −

foreach var (list) {
...
}

Flow Diagram

foreach loop in Perl

Example

#!/usr/local/bin/perl
 
@list = (2, 20, 30, 40, 50);

# foreach loop execution
foreach $a (@list){
    print "value of a: $a\n";
}

When the above code is executed, it produces the following result −

value of a: 2
value of a: 20
value of a: 30
value of a: 40
value of a: 50

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