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I want to know if there is a way in which I can randomnize(?) the content in an array.

In example:
Lets say I have this array with names:

my @array = ('uriel', 'daniel', 'joel', 'samuel');

Now what I want is create a process so every time I print the array it prints the names in different order.

I've already tried this without success because it returns a number:

#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; my @array = ('uriel', 'daniel', 'joel', 'samuel'); print "Array before random: @array\n\n"; my @n_array = rand(@array); print "Array after random: @n_array";

I thoght it might work but it doesnt. I hope someone could give me an idea to work this out...


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