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Re: Rookie question

by Athanasius (Chancellor)
on Oct 18, 2012 at 02:57 UTC ( #999659=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Rook question

Hello squimby, and welcome to the Monastery!

Any tips for 'Perl'ifying this?

Building on NetWallah’s answer:

sub total { my $sum = shift; $sum += $_ for @_; return $sum; }

See shift and Statement Modifiers.

Update: Also read-up on $_ in General Variables.

Hope that helps,

Athanasius <°(((><contra mundum

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