The WTFish side of using Perl

The WTFish side of using Perl

By Lech Baczyński (‎lechu‎) from
Date: Monday, 3 August 2009 15:10
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Beginning Perl
Tags: perl regex variables wtf

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Users of perl, both beginners and at intermediate level, sometimes mumble "WTF?!" while hacking in perl.

The talk presents a few things worth knowing about perl quirks, to spare a few WTF's and some wasted time used to find the cause of those problems.

That includes, for example, a few regexp pitfalls and foreach variable localization.

Attended by: Luciano Rocha (‎Strange‎), Maroš Kollár (‎maros‎), Barbie, Markus Pinkert (‎Bedivere‎), Roman Baumer (‎rba‎), Chisel Wright, Jörg Plate (‎Patterner‎), Damian Conway (‎damian‎), Bartosz Jakubski (‎migo‎), Peter Edwards (‎peterdragon‎), Ricardo Marques (‎ricmarques‎), Karl Moens (‎CountZero‎), Lars Dɪᴇᴄᴋᴏᴡ 迪拉斯 (‎daxim‎), Maciej Czekay (‎Bruno‎), Jose Neta (‎jpn‎), oleber, Stig Palmquist (‎stigtsp‎), Stan Sawa, Darius Jokilehto, Lech Baczyński (‎lechu‎), Henrique Alves (‎Halves‎), Fernando Vezzosi (‎Bucciarati‎), Jordi Delgado (‎jdelgado‎), Alex Muntada (‎alexm‎), Armando Reis (‎AReis‎), Raimon Grau, Carlos Pires (‎acmpires‎), Marco Baan (‎pzt‎), Oliver Thieke (‎o-thieke‎), Andrew Beech, Cosmin Budrica (‎cosmincx‎), Markus Wichmann (‎telemorphix‎), Marcos Ramos (‎x‎), Canol Gokel, Daan Baldewijns, Tiago Grego, Rui Pereira, Stelios Gikas (‎sgikas‎), Sérgio Bernardino (‎smpb‎),