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Answer: How do I read files from a folder and place them into a list?

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Q&A > arrays > How do I read files from a folder and place them into a list? contributed by ctilmes

File::Slurp offers a shortcut for the opendir/readdir/closedir idiom:
use File::Slurp; my $dir = '.'; # or whatever my @files = sort grep { -f "$dir/$_" } read_dir($dir);
Note that File::Slurp::read_dir automatically skips '.' and '..'.

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