I seek your guidance. I have read the scriptures but have not found enlightenment. No doubt the answer is there but I understand not the wisdom. I beg thine assistance. (Ok...I'll cut that out. :p)
I have a flat file (with some 185k lines)with values like the following:
As the file is read via a while() loop I'm putting the country code (i
+.e. US, DE, etc.) into a hash.</p>
@db = split/,/;
I need to do the following:
- If the country code is not in the hash, add it with a value of 1;
- If the country code is in the hash, increment the value by 1;
- When all the entries are in the hash sort it so that it prints out from highest to lowest.
1) Is a hash the proper structure for what I'm trying to do?
2) If so, how do I get it to do what I'd like?
Thank you in advance for your help. My experience is at the beginner level and I sincerely appreciate your help.
ElMagnifico - I work at it so that maybe one day it'll be true! :-D
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