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Answer: How do I remove whitespace at the beginning or end of my string?

by btrott (Parson)
on Mar 03, 2000 at 23:57 UTC ( #4826=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > regular expressions > How do I remove whitespace at the beginning or end of my string? - Answer contributed by btrott

You could also do this in just one step. Use foreach's aliasing behavior to write this:
for ($string) { s/^\s+//; s/\s+$//; }

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