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Re: Tool that detects perl syntax errors

by kirbyk (Friar)
on Oct 31, 2005 at 17:23 UTC ( #504368=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Tool that detects perl syntax errors

Also, ActiveState's IDE Komodo has some syntax checking abilities built in. This might be what you're looking for.

Other than that, perl -c and frequent incremental testing is standard practice. Also, while we're close to the territory, investigate things like Test::More and building up a suite of unit tests that you can run to actually exercise the code and find errors - there are a lot of things that are perfectly valid syntactically, but will blow up horribly when actually being run.

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