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I think where your going wrong is lack of planning, whenever I start a new project script I try and identify what I actually want to achieve. Try breaking it down into much smaller blocks and work from there. Address each issue in turn and you will find it pulls itself together. A good starting place is to write whatever sub procedures you may need first and add comments, don't even attempt to start coding before you have done this. For your case I would do something like this.
sub input { # Need to receive the input from the user # and perform } sub scan { # Going to receive a directory as a a parameter # Look through each file or directory,and perform # Specific action, if directory call myself with the # path to the directory } sub rename_html { # Receive filename (with path) to be changed # Change the name of the file and return } sub convert_tags { # Receive the filemname( with path) to be converted # Open the file and using a regex will replace http with # Https } sub log { # When we change a file going to keep a record of what is to be # done, recieve filename and a code dependent on what was done. # Write to the log }
Most importantly don't get yourself into a panic just do take one small step at a time. HTH

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