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Re: Help, .pl file no longer works after edit
in thread Help, .pl file no longer works after edit
Thank you all, I have realised what I did wrong.
I did not set the file to be executable (I would be dangerous if I had a brain...)
I have now set it and it works fine...
The CGI Help Guide nailed it as I remember seeing 644 when I uploaded the file...
Thank you Anonymous Monk and everyone else for your suggestions
Use subroutines for code reuse
Master regular expressions
Write my GUIs with Perl
Abandon CGI in favor of some modern web framework
Put my code in modules
Create CPAN distributions
test and document my code as I write it
Write OOP with or without animal help
Finally switch to a modern Perl style
Create a killer application with Perl
Detoxify from Perl and PerlMonks
Choose another language because Perl is dead
Learn to program for mobile devices
Complete my secret world domination project
None, because the road to hell is paved with good intentions
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