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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by jplindstrom (594) on 2005.06.28 7:12 (#41454) Journal
    The quoting on the line
    print "\"Hello World\"\n";
    may be written as
    print qq|"Hello World"\n|;
    print qq{"Hello World"\n};
    to avoid escaping the doublequote char (for less cluttered code).

    (type "perldoc perlop" and search for "Quote-like" to read more)

    I guess those small things is what makes people say Perl code is unreadable. No, wait!?! That doesn't seem right...