Category Archives: Eighth

Use a temporary file instead of clobbering data

How do you replace the the contents of a file? This is something I’ve been thinking quite a bit about because we often get away with bad practices, and it’s completely within the scope of Learning Perl to know how to do this. It might make a good edition to the next edition of the […]

Starting to think about an 8th Edition

I’ve finished some other book projects (notably Learning Perl 6 and Mojolicious Web Clients), and it’s time to think about what I need to do to refresh my other books. The 7th Edition covers up to v5.24 and now we’re on to v5.30 (with v5.32 soon). I track interesting new features at The Effective Perler. […]