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  • Tad lost his battle with lung cancer last Sunday. He had been with me at Stonehenge since 1999, and a contributor to comp.lang.perl.misc long before that. Rest in peace, my friend ...
    Randal L. SchwartzRandal L. Schwartz
    May 3, 2012 at 5:15 pm
    May 18, 2012 at 4:39 am
  • Fellow Trainers, In the last year or so, I've tried several major webconferencing platforms (e.g., Webex, Elluminate Live!), various "me-too" products (mostly open-source), and more recently some of ...
    Tim MaherTim Maher
    Jan 30, 2012 at 6:16 pm
    Feb 2, 2012 at 9:55 pm
  • Hi Perl Trainers, each Perl class I teach usually contains one or two interested folks who have not spent much time learning about programming. I want to suggest a textbook (not the Llama Book, ...
    DavidBDavidB
    Feb 18, 2010 at 10:53 pm
    Feb 20, 2010 at 2:45 pm
  • Hi , I am new to CGI scripting. I have a below query. I have one form say "xyz" with checkbox, where I am supposed to select certain options using these checkboxes. I have another form say "abc" ...
    Rajini NaiduRajini Naidu
    Jun 17, 2009 at 11:15 am
    Jun 20, 2009 at 4:13 am
  • Hi, I have the following code in my program. use strict; use warnings; use diagnostics; use Time::Local; my @match_list; my $days1 = ""; my $days2 = ""; my $day = ""; if ($failtag eq "CompileErr") { ...
    Rajini NaiduRajini Naidu
    Jun 17, 2009 at 4:12 am
    Jun 20, 2009 at 9:11 am
  • Hi, This is my code in perl. my $include = "foo.1"; my $ct = "/usr/atria/bin/cleartool"; open my $pipe, "-|", $ct, "desc", $include or die "could not run cleartool: $!"; When i execute this , I am ...
    Rajini NaiduRajini Naidu
    Jun 5, 2009 at 5:58 pm
    Jun 8, 2009 at 11:32 am
  • Hi, I am looking for must_match perl module in opensource. could you please point me to this module. -Rajini
    Rajini NaiduRajini Naidu
    May 19, 2009 at 10:59 am
    May 19, 2009 at 3:03 pm
  • Hi, In ActiveState perl there are two modules namely menu and prompt. TO know more about these modules refer to : ...
    Rajini NaiduRajini Naidu
    May 19, 2009 at 5:57 am
    May 19, 2009 at 5:57 am
  • Hi- Not sure if this list is still active, but I'm curious if anyone has any tips/suggestions for ways to insert syntax-colored Perl code into Powerpoint for greater legibility. I realize Powerpoint ...
    David N. Blank-EdelmanDavid N. Blank-Edelman
    May 3, 2009 at 3:17 am
    May 3, 2009 at 4:18 am
  • Hi, I am trying to execute the below line in the perl program and returns a value 0. my $test2 = ""; my $include = "file"; $test2 = system("/usr/atria/bin/cleartool desc \$include | grep created | ...
    Rajini NaiduRajini Naidu
    Apr 15, 2009 at 1:20 pm
    Apr 15, 2009 at 1:38 pm
  • Hi, Context : I am working on displaying load graph for all the days. I require a perl module which displays, all the days of the week and when I click On the particular day, it should go to the ...
    Rajini NaiduRajini Naidu
    Mar 24, 2009 at 4:04 am
    Mar 24, 2009 at 4:04 am
  • Hi, I am new to Perl Programming and have a query in perl. In perl is there any system defined functions to find out the Differences in dates. Eg : Date 1 - 26-Jan-2009 Date 2 - 14-Jan-2009 So the ...
    S, Rajini (STSD)S, Rajini (STSD)
    Jan 27, 2009 at 5:55 am
    Jan 28, 2009 at 1:12 pm
  • Hi, I can think of some reasons we use $ instead of @ for array indices (in Perl5): 1. because we are referring to a scalar, not an array slice, and it's misleading to use @ 2. because it's common ...
    DavidBDavidB
    Oct 21, 2008 at 8:32 pm
    Oct 22, 2008 at 12:26 am
  • Hi ppl, So I have a new little project called Padre to become an IDE for Perl. I talked about it with quite a lot of people on YAPC::EU. The immediate response of most of them was that they don't ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Aug 18, 2008 at 2:31 pm
    Dec 29, 2009 at 6:58 am
  • G'day folk, At Perl Training Australia we write our course notes with a text editor in sgml and then use sgmltools, jadetex, pdfeTeX, ps2pdf etc to get a pdf we can print and distribute. We also have ...
    Jacinta RichardsonJacinta Richardson
    Mar 25, 2008 at 5:35 am
    Mar 31, 2008 at 10:52 pm
  • Like Anthony Esposito in Nov 2003, I had a need recently to persuade some folks to use Perl rather than Unix shell and remembered this old thread. I've summarized my arguments at: ...
    Andrew SavigeAndrew Savige
    Feb 25, 2008 at 8:57 pm
    Feb 26, 2008 at 1:39 am
  • Does anyone have any recommendations on Perl Courses either online or offline? I'm located in New York but, if a course is good enough, am willing to travel. I'm looking for both beginner and ...
    John ArbesJohn Arbes
    Aug 21, 2007 at 9:12 pm
    Aug 21, 2007 at 9:12 pm
  • I am sure many of you have already seen the survey. I think it would be very useful to reach people in companies who are not on the regular mailing lists and web forums and get them fill in the form. ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Jul 29, 2007 at 8:08 am
    Jul 29, 2007 at 8:08 am
  • When creating hands on exercises, how do you create and maintain separate views of similar code for labs, solutions, printed student guides, printed lab guides, and projected images? For example, the ...
    Michael R. WolfMichael R. Wolf
    Jul 7, 2007 at 11:01 pm
    Jul 7, 2007 at 11:01 pm
  • Someone from Argentina has just asked me for a Perl training company near-by. I have heard only about Dextra Sistemas in Brazil. Are there other training companies in South or Central America? Gabor ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Feb 5, 2007 at 7:04 pm
    Feb 5, 2007 at 7:04 pm
  • G'day everyone, I have a question for those on the list who run publicly enrolable courses. How do you handle your bookings? At the moment we use a combination of nms-formmail, RT, LaTeX, a wiki and ...
    Jacinta RichardsonJacinta Richardson
    Feb 2, 2007 at 12:44 am
    Feb 14, 2007 at 6:38 am
  • Well, I've gone and done it now. I work as a security adminisrtator at a small NIH sub-organization. I've been a fairly passionate perl programmer since 1999. I got my share of "stop reinventing the ...
    Brad LhotskyBrad Lhotsky
    Jan 26, 2007 at 8:42 pm
    Jan 29, 2007 at 9:55 pm
  • G'day everyone, Who here has their own training facilities? For those of us who don't (and Perl Training Australia is definitely in this boat), how do you handle arranging labs in another city when ...
    Jacinta RichardsonJacinta Richardson
    Sep 15, 2006 at 11:02 am
    Oct 11, 2006 at 12:57 pm
  • Hi All, While running the following temp.pl script, it throws the following error message. $ perl temp.pl HELLO Compilation failed in require at temp.pl line 2. $ $ cat temp.pl #!/usr/bin/perl ...
    Bala MuruganBala Murugan
    Aug 23, 2006 at 10:52 am
    Aug 23, 2006 at 11:22 am
  • I've scheduled the usual BOF for Perl trainers at the beginning of OSCON to avoid conflict with the more popular events. See http://conferences.oreillynet.com/cs/os2006/view/e_sess/9380 which says: ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Jul 22, 2006 at 3:05 pm
    Jul 22, 2006 at 3:05 pm
  • I've scheduled the usual BOF for Perl trainers at the beginning of OSCON to avoid conflict with the more popular events. See http://conferences.oreillynet.com/cs/os2006/view/e_sess/9380 which says: ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Jul 13, 2006 at 5:32 pm
    Jul 13, 2006 at 5:32 pm
  • G'day everyone. I know this is a *very* quiet list, but I thought I'd say hi, since I've finally (after 4 or so years) gotten around to subscribing! For those who don't recognise me, I'm jarich from ...
    Jacinta RichardsonJacinta Richardson
    Jun 27, 2006 at 11:31 am
    Jun 27, 2006 at 11:31 am
  • While I agree with you I would like to note that, unfortunately most of the people I see around would not know how to or would fear to ask a question on a mailinig list. This is a separate topic, but ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    May 17, 2006 at 2:33 pm
    May 18, 2006 at 7:01 am
  • Hello Pals I am very new to perl but i am very intersted. But i need very urgent program. Can any one send the program for this below. "Write a program that takes as input two files, one with a list ...
    Natarajan CNatarajan C
    May 17, 2006 at 1:58 pm
    May 17, 2006 at 2:16 pm
  • Reminder: 6-7pm, E142. Bring your questions and answers about training life in general, Perl in particular, and your thoughts on the impact of Perl 6. Be there... or be the guy in the second row :-) ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Aug 1, 2005 at 4:16 pm
    Aug 3, 2005 at 2:28 pm
  • I've scheduled the usual BOF for Perl trainers at the beginning of OSCON to avoid conflict with the more popular events. See http://conferences.oreillynet.com/cs/os2005/view/e_sess/7422 which says: ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Jul 15, 2005 at 11:30 pm
    Jul 23, 2005 at 4:26 pm
  • Yet Another YAPC::NA 2005 Conference Reminder --------------------------------------------- YAPC::NA 2005 is Yet Another Perl Conference, North America, this year to be held in downtown Toronto, ...
    Gerard LimGerard Lim
    Apr 10, 2005 at 3:48 pm
    Apr 10, 2005 at 3:48 pm
  • ---------- Yet Another Perl Conference, North America, 2005 Registration now open. Conference dates: Monday - Wednesday 27 - 29 June 2005 Location: 89 Chestnut Street http://89chestnut.com/ ...
    GlimGlim
    Mar 19, 2005 at 8:54 pm
    Mar 19, 2005 at 8:54 pm
  • YAPC::NA 2005 (Yet Another Perl Conference, North America) has just released its call-for-papers; potential and aspiring speakers can submit a presentation proposal via: ...
    GlimGlim
    Feb 23, 2005 at 4:48 am
    Feb 23, 2005 at 4:48 am
  • The other day in a class I was teaching as I was showing how to copy a file using File::Copy someone asked (as that happens always) how could he find out the answer alone to this and similar ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Jan 2, 2005 at 12:27 pm
    Jan 5, 2005 at 9:10 am
  • Some advice for Perl trainers doing hands-on demonstrations: Don't type "my $self = shift" (or shift anything else) without practice. It is too easy to typo and leave the 'f' out of 'shift'. For some ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Dec 22, 2004 at 8:33 pm
    Dec 24, 2004 at 9:10 pm
  • Hi, I am writing a perl script (environment.pl) which sets several environment variables which have to be applied to the current shell process. I have set the values in the perl script using ...
    Gaurav AroraGaurav Arora
    Sep 20, 2004 at 7:28 am
    Sep 20, 2004 at 8:09 pm
  • I've made a deal with a couple of Perl trainers (I bet you can guess who one of them is ;) to provide issues of TPR at cost for their classes. I'm offering this to any other Perl trainers to. Just ...
    _brian_d_foy_brian_d_foy
    Sep 2, 2004 at 5:40 pm
    Sep 6, 2004 at 1:47 am
  • Just a heads-up that I have submitted a request for my usual Perl Trainers BOF for July. More details when I receive approval. Just in case anyone here was thinking along the same lines. And I still ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    May 18, 2004 at 10:42 pm
    May 18, 2004 at 10:42 pm
  • Hi, some of my students are asking for examples of longer perl programs which show some of the choices and methodology of professional programmers - I have some of my own, but I'd like to show them ...
    David BlaikieDavid Blaikie
    Apr 1, 2004 at 2:43 pm
    Apr 6, 2004 at 11:24 pm
  • Anyone have recommendateion for a good MySQL/PHP instructor or company that I could recommend to a client in Texas? -- Michael R. Wolf All mammals learn by playing! MichaelRWolf@att.net
    Michael R . WolfMichael R . Wolf
    Jan 16, 2004 at 1:34 am
    Jan 16, 2004 at 1:34 am
  • When decision makers compare Perl to Java or to .NET one of the issues they look at is the availability and the seriousness of training. What they see is that in Java [1] or .NET [2] there are "road ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Dec 8, 2003 at 3:28 pm
    Dec 8, 2003 at 3:28 pm
  • Hi, we are organizing the 2nd YAPC in Israel to be held on 26th of February, 2004. On the previous conference there were about 100 visitors. 99 from Israel and MJD. http://www.perl.org.il/YAPC/2003/ ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Nov 16, 2003 at 5:13 pm
    Nov 16, 2003 at 5:13 pm
  • How would you convince someone that programming in Perl is better than using the UNIX Korn Shell? I need some 'intellectual ammo' to convince my colleagues that Perl is a better, more powerful ...
    Esposito, AnthonyEsposito, Anthony
    Nov 5, 2003 at 9:19 pm
    Nov 7, 2003 at 5:35 pm
  • I apologize for the lack of notice; the BOF was moved to 6pm some time ago and for some reason the web site wasn't updated and I forgot to post an update here. Hope you can make it. We'll be in Salon ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Jul 7, 2003 at 10:59 pm
    Jul 8, 2003 at 4:43 am
  • I just noticed that the time on the conference site is incorrect; it states 7pm tonight when I had it changed to 6pm some time ago and recedived acknowledgement of same. The BOF will take place at ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Jul 7, 2003 at 10:19 pm
    Jul 7, 2003 at 10:19 pm
  • I am again scheduling a Perl Trainers' BOF at OSCON/TPC in Portland. The venue is: Monday, July 7 7:00 - 8:00 pm Salon F http://conferences.oreillynet.com/cs/os2003/view/e_sess/4397 (but check ...
    Peter ScottPeter Scott
    Jun 28, 2003 at 2:55 pm
    Jun 28, 2003 at 2:55 pm
  • I wrote this piece to my networking group. It helped me clarify my thoughts to write it. I share it in the spirit of helpfulness for whatever networking, job searching, or business development effort ...
    Michael R . WolfMichael R . Wolf
    May 16, 2003 at 4:36 pm
    May 17, 2003 at 5:43 am
  • NOTE: This announcement is for a Seattle, Washington event. If you're interested, great!!! If you can't attend, sorry for my inability to restrict the distribution. The National Speakers Association ...
    Michael R. WolfMichael R. Wolf
    Apr 6, 2003 at 10:31 pm
    Jun 3, 2003 at 11:47 pm
  • Well it depends. Is this script on windows or unix? I'm thinking unix due to the program name. Can you do the same thing via the command line? User~ # echo "\cN\cN\c]]Bc]]Bc]]B\cN\cNc]]B\cN\cZ" | lrp ...
    Dan MueyDan Muey
    Mar 3, 2003 at 8:59 pm
    Mar 7, 2003 at 12:31 am
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