60 PerlMonks - Newest Nodes New nodes appearing on PerlMonks http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=30175 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss PerlMonks Newest Nodes XML Generator Sat Sep 23 08:57:59 2017 30 2017-09-23 18:57:59 clean,rss http://perlmonks.org/ Sat Sep 23 08:57:59 2017 961 20170923085759 Anonymous Monk PerlMonks Re: Meteoalarm - Weather warnings roboticus http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=1199967 <a href="?node=walto">walto</a>: That's nifty! I reviewed your code and have a few comments about improvements for you, in no particular order. Please note that I'm not razzing you, just offering some suggestion... note Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:10:31 +0000 http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=1199967 1199967 533863 2017-09-23 14:10:31 roboticus Re^2: Help with exercise NetWallah http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=1199966 In keeping with your recommended best practices of error checking at each step, the main code should be chdir $dir or die "ERROR: Could not change directory to $dir"; mkdir "FirstSubD... note Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:21:46 +0000 http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=1199966 1199966 159887 2017-09-23 13:21:46 NetWallah Re^2: concatenate a non-printable character onto an ascii string and inspect the content AnomalousMonk http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=1199965 I upvoted your <a href="?node_id=1199963">post</a> for its <a href="http://perldoc.perl.org/functions/pack.html">pack</a>-related links and H example. However, there was one feature of the example that made my buggy-sense tingle: assignme... note Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:03:42 +0000 http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=1199965 1199965 634253 2017-09-23 13:03:42 AnomalousMonk Re^8: Is 'use vars' really obsolete? Anonymous Monk http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=1199964 It's like the chance of the planet spontaneously swapping magnetic poles. ;) Which actually happens every half-million years or so. Just to put things in perspective.... note Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:58:59 +0000 http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=1199964 1199964 961 2017-09-23 12:58:59 Anonymous Monk Re: concatenate a non-printable character onto an ascii string and inspect the content BillKSmith http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=1199963 The function <a href="http://perldoc.perl.org/functions/unpack.html">unpack</a> can be your friend. See the first example in the tutorial <a href="http://perldoc.perl.org/perlpacktut.html">perlpacktut</a> #!perl #perlmonks node_id=1199762 use strict; use warnings; use charnames qw(:full)... note Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:42:14 +0000 http://perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=1199963 1199963 957973 2017-09-23 10:42:14 BillKSmith