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developerWorks: Cultured Perl: One-Liners 102

Mar 21, 2003, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Teodor Zlatanov)

"This article, as regular readers may have guessed, is the sequel to "One-liners 101," which appeared in a previous installment of 'Cultured Perl.' The earlier article is an absolute requirement for understanding the material here, so please take a look at it before you continue.

"The goal of this article, as with its predecessor, is to show legible and reusable code, not necessarily the shortest or most efficient version of a program. With that in mind, let's get to the code!

"Tom Christiansen posted a list of one-liners on Usenet years ago, and that list is still interesting and useful for any Perl programmer. We will look at the more complex one-liners from the list; the full list is available in the file tomc.txt. The list overlaps slightly with the 'One-liners 101' article, and I will try to point out those intersections..."

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