# Perl Miscellaneous Operators

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

Sr.No.Operator & Description
1.
Binary operator dot (.) concatenates two strings.
Example− If $a = "abc",$b = "def" then $a.$b will give "abcdef"
2x
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 ---.
3..
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)
4++
Auto Increment operator increases integer value by one
Example− $a++ will give 11 5-- Auto Decrement operator decreases integer value by one Example−$a-- will give 9
6->
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.
Updated on 29-Nov-2019 06:24:37