#!/usr/bin/perl
use strict;
use warnings;
my @array = qw(one two three four five six seven eight nine ten);
print "The original array contains -\n @array \n";
my @sorted = sort @array;
print "The sorted array contains:\n @sorted \n";
my %order =( one => 1,
two => 2,
three => 3,
four => 4,
five => 5,
six => 6,
seven => 7,
eight => 8,
nine => 9,
ten => 10);
@sorted = sort{ $order{$a} <=> $order{$b}} @sorted;
print "Now The sorted array contains:\n @sorted \n";
__END__
The original array contains -
one two three four five six seven eight nine ten
The sorted array contains:
eight five four nine one seven six ten three two
Now The sorted array contains:
one two three four five six seven eight nine ten