"Perl for Perl Newbies" - Part 1ExpressionsMore about strings

3.3. More about strings

In perl, strings and numbers are seamlessly converted into each other depending on the context in which they are used.

print ((
"5" +
"6"),
"
\n
");
print ((
56 .
23),
"
\n
");

The output of this program is:

11
5623

Written by Shlomi Fish