YAML in Perl
It can be used for data serialization, though probbaly it is most often used for hierarchical configuration files.
YAML format allows the user to have key-value pair and list data structures.
Plenty of languages have YAML reader and write libraries.
In Perl the following libraries exist:
Other articles about YAML
- YAML vs YAML::XS inconsistencies (YAML::Syck and YAML::Tiny too)
- Reead YAML file (load YAMl)
- Write YAML file (save YAML)
- Counter example using YAML file to store the data