Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Syntactic Confectionery Delight
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Counting number of characters in a string

by Anonymous Monk
on Mar 13, 2001 at 01:49 UTC ( #63981=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Counting number of characters in a string

@arrayToReceiveChars = split(//,$varHoldingString); $len = @arrayToReceiveChars; print $len;
  • Comment on Re: Counting number of characters in a string

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^2: Counting number of characters in a string
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 19, 2009 at 16:45 UTC
    if you're not in a subroutine, doing a split in scalar context: $length=split(//, $string) acheives the same thing. Don't do this in a subroutine though, or else you'll clobber your @_.

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://63981]
help
Chatterbox?
[Discipulus]: yes, some semantic for the searxh must implemented before using such kind of query
[Corion]: Yeah - I have either to come up with a better search query or simply steal the template of some other file download site... I'm thinking of turning the JSON for Strawberry Perl releases into a small website that offers the files for download, with a ...
[Corion]: ... separate page per release, and potentially RSS for the versions

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others cooling their heels in the Monastery: (6)
As of 2017-02-28 08:33 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    Before electricity was invented, what was the Electric Eel called?






    Results (398 votes). Check out past polls.