Best Nodes of the Day, Week, Month, and Year

Are they really the best nodes? Maybe, maybe not. You be the judge!

Also check out Selected Best Nodes — today's random selection of 50 of the top 2000 nodes of all time.

By the way — Please don't upvote these nodes just because other monks thought they were good. If you do, their node reputations will increase — but then we won't really be showcasing the best nodes.


Best Nodes of The Day

# Node Author Rep
1 Re: File date Discipulus 24
2 Re^2: Improving if statements tobyink 21
3 Re: File date blindluke 20
4 Re: File date Utilitarian 14
5 Re: Help with regex hdb 14
6 Re: Help with regex GrandFather 13
7 Re^3: Improving if statements Your Mother 13
8 Re: Improving if statements Bloodnok 12
9 Re: I got HTTP POST error message: Internal Server Error Gangabass 12
10 Re: Faster indexing an array CountZero 11
As of Sep 20, 2014 at 00:11 UTC, Next refresh in 15 mins ±15 min

Best Nodes of The Week

# Node Author Rep
1 Re: Porting Commands to Windows LanX 48
2 Re^2: Porting Commands to Windows skx 41
3 Re: Removing text between HTML tags Utilitarian 37
4 The Case for Macros in Perl einhverfr 37
5 Re: Fill an array in a module ? RonW 36
6 Re: The Case for Macros in Perl BrowserUk 36
7 Re: Improving if statements Your Mother 34
8 Re: How to convert between decimal and binary for negative numbers? BrowserUk 34
9 Re: solving multistep equations GrandFather 34
10 Re: Porting Commands to Windows toolic 33
As of Sep 19, 2014 at 23:10 UTC, Next refresh in 2 hours ±15 min

Best Nodes of The Month

# Node Author Rep
1 Almost 28 new names for 32 old marks tye 56
2 Re: Type of arg 1 to push must be array (not private variable) choroba 50
3 Re: Porting Commands to Windows LanX 48
4 Re: Tip on better performance: Open and close output file or leave it open? davido 48
5 Re: dereference references in an array tobyink 48
6 Re: sort messes up data McA 47
7 Re: HEREDOC weirdness AppleFritter 46
8 Re: Combining 2 variable? AppleFritter 46
9 Re: using perl as a new user Your Mother 43
10 Re: Almost 28 new names for 32 old marks AppleFritter 43
As of Sep 20, 2014 at 00:47 UTC, Next refresh in 23 hours and 30 mins ±15 min

Best Nodes of The Year

# Node Author Rep
1 in praise of poor old Tk zentara 80
2 Re: I want you to convince me to learn Perl choroba 78
3 I apologize for yesterday's downtime ambrus 71
4 The 10**21 Problem (Part I) eyepopslikeamosquito 70
5 Re: I want you to convince me to learn Perl LanX 68
6 Re^3: Perl compiler request - flogging the dead horse! davido 65
7 Re: Is using $#array Frowned on? shmem 63
8 Re: how does these map statements work frozenwithjoy 61
9 Re: Hunting a memory eater tobyink 61
10 Re: Getting a result from "foreach" block AppleFritter 60
11 Blog post on hardening Perl's hash function demerphq 59
12 Will I break CPAN? Tux 58
13 Where are the Perl::Critic policies for the Camel? tchrist 58
14 Perl 5.20.0 tobyink 57
15 Almost 28 new names for 32 old marks tye 56
16 Re: How realistic is an extended absence? davido 56
17 The problem with "The Problem with Threads" BrowserUk 56
18 Re: Code cleanup; how best to deal with: defined(%hash) is deprecated at... davido 56
19 Deflation and "Selected Best Nodes" LanX 56
20 simple as math LanX 55
As of Sep 19, 2014 at 09:58 UTC, Next refresh in 8 hours and 45 mins ±15 min