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IDE for Strawberry Perl for Windows

Posted & filed under Coding Tips.

Padre makes a great IDE for Strawberry Perl.

I had been looking for a Perl IDE to use with Strawberry Perl on my main Windows machine. Years ago I had used Eclipse PDE, but I was looking for something else. Padre seemed ideal, but the installation was based on its own perl environment, whereas I already had Strawberry Perl installed. Fortunately I found some alternative instructions for this.

That all went well until I got the message:

DBD::SQLite::db selectall_arrayref failed: attempt to write a readonly database

Luckily this was a known problem: