Perl Miscellaneous Operators

There are following miscellaneous operators supported by Perl language. Assume variable a holds 10 and variable b holds 20 then −

Sr.No.Operator & Description
Binary operator dot (.) concatenates two strings.
Example− If $a = "abc", $b = "def" then $a.$b will give "abcdef"
The repetition operator x returns a string consisting of the left operand repeated the number of times specified by the right operand.
Example− ('-' x 3) will give ---.
The range operator .. returns a list of values counting (up by ones) from the left value to the right value
Example− (2..5) will give (2, 3, 4, 5)
Auto Increment operator increases integer value by one
Example− $a++ will give 11
Auto Decrement operator decreases integer value by one
Example− $a-- will give 9
The arrow operator is mostly used in dereferencing a method or variable from an object or a class name
Example− $obj->$a is an example to access variable $a from object $obj.