Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
more useful options
 
PerlMonks  

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
I wanto sort @list. But without using any Date Sort modules. But we I can use perl's sort function.

I find this mostly annoying. Every now and again someone pops up and asks "how can I do XYZ without using any module?" In most cases this is plainly stupid - check e.g. this quotation, and is being asked because the person who asks does not have root privileges and ignores that modules can be installed locally too. See for example this section of the Tutorials.

In this case your post may suggest you're asking about homework instead, which is also advised against here. Personally I don't find anything wrong with it, provided that you clearly state so and you show what you've tried, so that we do not give ready-made solutions, which most of us won't do in any case -because we're not a helpdesk- and help you to learn instead.

Please don't use split also.

This also smells too much like homework, which I don't like. Indeed, if you have your numbers e.g. in a "MM-DD-YYYY" format as some of your post seem to imply, then it is quite natural to get individual chunks to sort upon like thus:

my ($m, $d, $y) = split /-/;

you don't like it? Then

my ($m, $d, $y) = /\d+/g;

will work just the same if you trust the format of your dates. Now, is this acceptable for your teacher?


In reply to [OT] "please don't" [was: "Re: Sorting The Date format..."] by blazar
in thread Sorting The Date format Values without using any perl modules. by jesuashok

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others exploiting the Monastery: (8)
    As of 2014-08-02 02:34 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      Who would be the most fun to work for?















      Results (53 votes), past polls