December 2009 Archives

What are the best Perl one-liners you've written?

Josh McAdams and I are about to finish off Effective Perl Programming, which is already on Amazon for pre-order. We just have to finish off the last item, a list of really cool Perl one-liners. We have the stuff that we use ourselves, but we know there is a lot more out there.

What's in your login files? Have you written a really cool Perl one-liner?

We're especially interested in one-liners that do interesting Windows things. Do you have something that interacts with Office (or …

About brian d foy

user-pic I'm the author of Mastering Perl, and the co-author of Learning Perl (6th Edition), Intermediate Perl, Programming Perl (4th Edition) and Effective Perl Programming (2nd Edition).