[Purdue-pm] Perl Weekly

Mark Senn mark at purdue.edu
Mon Nov 28 05:01:59 PST 2011

The following articles were in this week's
_Perl Weekly_.  See
I recommend the _Perl Weekly_.  It's once a week,
usually pretty short and has interesting articles.
The following articles were in this weeks issue.

Finding a lost dog's owner with Perl and WWW::Mechanize

How to use WWW:Mechanize to automatically get data
from a website  and, in this case, figure out who
is the owner of a lost dog.  (I presume the geek
knew to look for information on the dog's collar
first but it wasn't there.)


Know split's special cases

Some handy details about three simple patterns using split.

For example
     @a = split ' ', '   hello world    ';
     print scalar @a;
prints "2".



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