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Re^3: Does this ctor make sense?

by Athanasius (Chancellor)
on Jan 16, 2013 at 08:01 UTC ( #1013528=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Does this ctor make sense?
in thread Does this ctor make sense?

Yes, and it’s a core module, so if you have Perl, you already have Data::Dumper:

#! perl use strict; use warnings; use Data::Dumper; my %families = ( Flintstone => { husband => 'Fred', wife => 'Wilma', daughter => 'Pebbles', }, Rubble => { husband => 'Barney', wife => 'Betty', son => 'Bamm-Bamm', }, ); print Dumper(\%families), "\n";

To get similar output with print alone, you would need to write your own loops.

I didn't know Data::Dumper

Seriously, get to know it as soon as possible, it’ll save you a lot of time. Or you might prefer one of the alternatives on CPAN, such as Data::Dump.

Hope that helps,

Athanasius <°(((><contra mundum Iustus alius egestas vitae, eros Piratica,

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