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Re: The Marcel Perl Questionnaire

by tadman (Prior)
on Feb 23, 2001 at 23:07 UTC ( #60532=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to The Marcel Perl Questionnaire

Joining the fray:
Favorite Perl Instruction eval Endless fun, especially if you're not careful.
Least Favorite Instruction goto Still haven't had to use it yet.
Favorite Looping Mechanism map Despised for all the right reasons.
Least Favorite Looping Mechanism for as foreach Say what you mean, mean what you say.
Favorite Module HTML::Parser Or LWP::UserAgent, Inline::C, so many!
Least Favorite Module Net::Traceroute Hack city
Favorite Special Variable $@
Least Favorite Special Variable $/ Whatever.
Favorite variable type HoH At least memory is cheap these days.
Favorite Command Line Switch -w Annoying, but for the betterment of all.
Least Favorite Command Line Switch -w Some CPAN modules warn like crazy!
Favorite Pragma strict Abuse me.
Favorite Regexp Modifier sex You can't have enough 'x'
Favorite Regexp Metachar \S Handy more often than not.
Favorite Descriptive Variable Name $n Easy on the hands.
Favorite HERE Doc delimitor FINAvoids confusion with __END__
Favorite Filehandle CONF It's where you find out what to do

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