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Perl -p is the sweetness

A handy trick for programming perl is the -p flag. This tells perl to surround your code with: If you have a file with state names and 2 character codes, like “DE:Delaware”, you could convert that into SQL insert statements … Continue reading

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The Virtues of a Programmer

According to Larry Wall, the creator of Perl and owner of one of the world’s most impressive moustaches, a great programmer is a paragon of three virtues. What Larry calls virtues are considered by most world societies to be vices. … Continue reading

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