seems this is the third or fourth post i've seen on one-liners recently, but i've found another of my favorite uses for them - testing object methods. it's a pretty simple thing, really:
perl -MMyModule -MData::Dumper -e '$foo = MyModule->new(); print Dumpe +r $foo;'
and that's it.

but this way i can verify that objects are instantiated correctly, and add whatever quicky method calls ( like one set of objects that uses another method to fetch DB records ).

quick, easy, and also good to use with the Devel::DProf to scan for any intial problem areas without creating extra test scripts.


In reply to another benefit of one-liners by geektron

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