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: How to use * operator in JOIN Laurent_R 27
2 Re: How to use * operator in JOIN johngg 20
3 Re: perlrun: -a implicitly sets -n stevieb 20
4 Re: How to capture compile errors from child program? BrowserUk 17
5 Re: stat on file name containing single quotes kennethk 17
6 Re: stat on file name containing single quotes fishmonger 16
7 Re: execute csh file from perl script Corion 15
8 Re^2: stat on file name containing single quotes AnomalousMonk 15
9 Re: Output Queue from Multiple Threads BrowserUk 14
10 Re: Command line perl software development james28909 14
As of Jul 31, 2015 at 19:12 UTC, Next refresh in 15 mins ±15 min

Best Nodes of The Week

# Node Author Rep
1 Re: calculating length of the string Eily 40
2 Re: Convert GMT timestamp to EST/EDT (Time::Local) tye 38
3 Re: Pack + Fat32 timestamp (|, <<) tye 34
4 Re: What is greedy and lazy Matching in perl stevieb 33
5 Re: Performance of assambled regex Not_a_Number 32
6 Re: How to call a perl function without its context? BrowserUk 31
7 Re: How to call a perl function without its context? Corion 31
8 Re: using while, first line was skipped choroba 31
9 Re: Using a hash with the @ sigil choroba 30
10 Re: Rolling variable stevieb 29
As of Jul 31, 2015 at 18:25 UTC, Next refresh in 2 hours and 15 mins ±15 min

Best Nodes of The Month

# Node Author Rep
1 The problem of documenting complex modules. BrowserUk 67
2 Re: Just curious: is there a BOT that downvotes "me?" eyepopslikeamosquito 56
3 Re: The problem of documenting complex modules. toolic 51
4 Re: use of last Eily 49
5 Re: Subroutines not exporting? Why? BrowserUk 46
6 Re: Max of 23 and 27 is 23? ikegami 45
7 Re: Just curious: is there a BOT that downvotes "me?" Your Mother 44
8 Recamán's sequence and memory usage Athanasius 43
9 Re: Memory efficiency, anonymous vs named's vs local subroutines GrandFather 42
10 Re^2: The problem of documenting complex modules. BrowserUk 41
As of Jul 31, 2015 at 19:41 UTC, Next refresh in 23 hours and 30 mins ±15 min

Best Nodes of The Year

# Node Author Rep
1 The First Ten Perl Monks eyepopslikeamosquito 91
2 Re: Honest question about Perl, Python and Ruby fullermd 74
3 Almost 28 new names for 32 old marks tye 71
4 The problem of documenting complex modules. BrowserUk 67
5 Re: why does location of function matter? BrowserUk 62
6 Re: how does these map statements work frozenwithjoy 62
7 The importance of avoiding the shell jhourcle 61
8 The Boy Scout Rule eyepopslikeamosquito 57
9 Re: How realistic is an extended absence? davido 57
10 Re: Just curious: is there a BOT that downvotes "me?" eyepopslikeamosquito 56
11 Re: Why aren't perl regular expressions really regular expressions? Corion 56
12 How realistic is an extended absence? ksublondie 56
13 Re: The future of Perl? (The why, and my take.) BrowserUk 55
14 PerlMonks meets Twitter Bootstrap tobyink 55
15 Porting (old) code to something else Tux 54
16 Re: Opinion: where Perl5 wasn't attractive for me ikegami 54
17 Re: The importance of avoiding the shell Corion 54
18 Re: Programming Jobs, use strict or do not pass go Your Mother 53
19 Nobody Expects the Agile Imposition (Part VIII): Software Craftsmanship eyepopslikeamosquito 52
20 Re: A use strict confession, with real questions. eyepopslikeamosquito 52
As of Jul 31, 2015 at 01:45 UTC, Next refresh in 5 hours and 45 mins ±15 min