This function returns the value of EXPR with only the first character uppercased. If EXPR is omitted, then uses $_.
Following is the simple syntax for this function −
ucfirst EXPR ucfirst
This function returns String with first character in uppercase.
Following is the example code showing its basic usage −
#!/usr/bin/perl -w $string = 'the cat sat on the mat.'; $u_string = ucfirst($string); print "First String |$string|\n"; print "Second String |$u_string|\n";
When above code is executed, it produces the following result −
First String |the cat sat on the mat.| Second String |The cat sat on the mat.|