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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Temporary variables can be good and can be bad. The real win here is that you Don't Repeat Yourself.

    Not only is all that embedded stuff hard to read, it's dangerous and difficult to debug if a typo sneaks into one of the many repeated strings that are present.