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Formating numbers with thousand separator - Solution for web-applicationsby Zzenmonk (Sexton)
|on May 27, 2013 at 14:17 UTC||Need Help??|
I read a lot on this topic. There are solutions for this mater. The most promising involves a module named Number::Format. I found also regexp based solutions, which gave me a headache and which I could not get to work properly. Finally there are millions of fancy code bits around for this purpose. There is also one solution to forget definitively: sprintf!
The solution I am posting here is thought for web-application. Web-application written in PERL have performance issues and unfortunately performance, meaning user perceived response times, are THE acceptance factor for your application. To solve this issue we fortunately have a wonderful Apache module named mod_perl.
Mod_perl can be tuned by loading modules into memory with the PerlModule directive. However you can not load infinitely modules in memory, since it is a scarce resource (more information on http://perl.apache.org/docs/1.0/guide/performance.html). Therefore I discarded the Number::Format module solution, which holds much more functions than what I need.
The same function in PERL
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