in reply to Sorting a hash in one line
Since nobody mentioned it yet: You might find Tie::Hash::Sorted useful.
Well I linked to another thread mentioning tie mechanisms and Tie::IxHash ;-))
Seriously, it's such a regular (and boring) FAQ that one could consider text mining mechanisms on the post's text to generate an automated answer or intercept the preview before posting ...
perldoc -q hash sorted already helps...
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