How to use this tool?

This free online converter lets you convert code from VB.NET to Perl in a click of a button. To use this converter, take the following steps -

  1. Type or paste your VB.NET code in the input box.
  2. Click the convert button.
  3. The resulting Perl code from the conversion will be displayed in the output box.

Key differences between VB.NET and Perl

SyntaxVB.NET uses a syntax similar to the BASIC programming language, with a focus on readability and simplicity.Perl has a unique syntax that is known for its flexibility and expressiveness, allowing for concise and powerful code.
ParadigmVB.NET is primarily an object-oriented programming language, but it also supports procedural and functional programming paradigms.Perl is a multi-paradigm language that supports procedural, object-oriented, and functional programming.
TypingVB.NET is a statically typed language, meaning that variable types are checked at compile-time.Perl is a dynamically typed language, allowing for more flexibility but potentially leading to runtime errors.
PerformanceVB.NET is known for its performance and is often used for building high-performance applications.Perl is generally slower than languages like VB.NET due to its dynamic nature and interpreted execution.
Libraries and frameworksVB.NET has a wide range of libraries and frameworks available, including the .NET Framework and various third-party libraries.Perl has a rich ecosystem of libraries and frameworks, with a focus on text processing, system administration, and web development.
Community and supportVB.NET has a large and active community, with extensive documentation and support available from Microsoft and the developer community.Perl has a dedicated community of developers, with active forums, mailing lists, and online resources for support and collaboration.
Learning curveVB.NET has a relatively low learning curve, especially for developers familiar with BASIC or other .NET languages.Perl has a steeper learning curve due to its unique syntax and powerful features, but it offers great flexibility once mastered.