Have an upvote. I do feel this is more of a style guide than "best practices", but it's nice to see people thinking of these things.
Perl::Critic has been mentioned a couple of times. I have a reasonable introduction to it in Chapter 18 of my book (I'm not sure how long O'Reilly and Wrox will keep that online, but it's free for now). You'll learn enough to use Perl::Critic for catching code issues and how to configure it for your personal tastes.
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