September 2013 Archives

Perl 5 Internals - Part Three

This is a cross post from my blog.

In the previous post, we talked about some of the optimizations that perl performs when conducting string and array operations. This time, we'll be diving into how perl implements hashes. But first, a brief clarification…


Perl 5 Internals - Part Two

This is a cross post from my blog.

Welcome back for another exciting episode on the inner workings of the perl interpreter! Last time we covered some of the basic optimizations perl performs on SVs, as well as the consequences of those optimizations. This time, we'll be going over some of the optimizations specific to strings and arrays. I know I said we'd be covering hashes too, …

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