Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl-Sensitive Sunglasses
 
PerlMonks  

(ar0n) Re: Randomise a string of letters

by ar0n (Priest)
on Jan 15, 2003 at 14:35 UTC ( #227153=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Randomise a string of letters

use Algorithm::Numerical::Shuffle qw/shuffle/; my $random = join '', shuffle split //, "The quick brown fox";
Though "truly random" is often a bit of a misnomer in computer land.


Comment on (ar0n) Re: Randomise a string of letters
Download Code
Re: Re: Randomise a string of letters
by Hofmator (Curate) on Jan 16, 2003 at 08:24 UTC
    or use List::Util qw/shuffle/; (rest stays the same) which has the added bonus of coming standard with perl 5.8.0.

    -- Hofmator

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://227153]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others surveying the Monastery: (7)
As of 2014-12-29 04:09 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    Is guessing a good strategy for surviving in the IT business?





    Results (184 votes), past polls