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Matthew O. Persico

I was born. I am still alive. Well, it did say a "short" bio.

Location Westchester, NY Joined Joined on  Email address matthew.persico@gmail.com github website twitter website

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Perl modules loading, calling or returning

$ perl -I. -e 'Bazinga::joke(); use Bazinga;' Bazinga It wo...

Tools for learning Perl context

Let me rephrase - I assumed that the right hand side of a fat...

Tools for learning Perl context

TIL... I thought the 'value' of a hash must be a scalar value...

My unrealistic wish-list for Perl 7.x

Actually, I'd use =from instead of =input because it better a...

My unrealistic wish-list for Perl 7.x

3,4,5,8 are all fine by me. 7 is a mess; don't go there. As f...

Japhs Autopsies (1)

Unless I'm just missing something about your profile?

Japhs Autopsies (1)

I prefer to make those kind of typo-torial comments in privat...

Japhs Autopsies (1)

Typo in Split-Sort-Grep section: Randal Schwatz.

#AdoptAPerlModule

If you haven't explained "River Position" in a prior post, th...

What is X in Perl?

This is a great article in both directions; it is just as use...

What is X in Perl?

Indentation not meaningful I prefer to describe this "Whites...

What is X in Perl?

; is mandatory (with few exceptions but please forget) A sem...

Perl animated game. Playing with Perl, Inline C++ and SDL2 (part 1!)

Fantastic! These are the kinds of posts we need to show real ...

De-duplicate arrays in Python, Perl and Ruby

How is this O(1)? You are going to go through every element i...

Better Perl: Using map and grep

Gee, I have to look that up - I forgot what that was. Meanwhi...

Better Perl: Using map and grep

Glad to see that you did NOT throw a Schwarzian transform exa...

Thoughts, quotes and thoughts about regex

That "mad" quote comes from here: PPR name: youtube.com/watc...

Scrapping Google Scholar with Perl and Mojo

Can you send an email to my address in my bio? I would like t...

Programs to Compute Trig Functions in Python, JavaScript, & Perl (with Maclaurin Series)

Also, by adding use strict; at the top of your Perl code, you...

Programs to Compute Trig Functions in Python, JavaScript, & Perl (with Maclaurin Series)

One thing you should play with is 'memoization' and recursion...

A call to Perl bloggers to come on dev.to

Not the worst idea in the world. It appears to su...

Monitoring dependencies on the CPAN

1) The huge L blocks are gone - must've been some browser scr...

Monitoring dependencies on the CPAN

1) Not sure what those huge "L" blocks are in the code blocks...

You're a Dev > So Write Like One. Thoughts on writing long-form, not short.

Agreed. The example should be: Don’t: updateState() Do: upd...

Simple Code Tasks Should Be Simple

Or, more precisely, if the semantic difference was more disti...

Simple Code Tasks Should Be Simple

It means they realize they can do list-y type things and not ...

Simple Code Tasks Should Be Simple

This is why you will hear experienced Perlers (Perlizens?) in...

10 More Git Tricks That You Should Know

1) You have a couple of typos "snipped" instead of "snippet...

Git Bisect is Easy (How to Initiate the Robot Uprising)

But what if I am not trying to find the transition between a ...

πŸ”₯ In case of fire: GTFO

The shirt should have the QR code of the meme. That way in...

πŸ”₯ In case of fire: GTFO

I've got that t-shirt that says something like this. I pull...

Welcome Thread - v32

Wow. I did not realize this was a social/blogging site. Ok....

A junior, a mid and a senior dev walk into a bar

Yes, never use *. If your columns are nullable, you can ad...

Top 43 Programming Languages: When and How to Use Them

I apologize, Dave, I just posted the same rebuttal, with Wi...

Top 43 Programming Languages: When and How to Use Them

"Perl was introduced in 1987 as a utilitarian scripting lan...

10 practices for writing readable code

My real estate agent told us when bidding on a house, as yo...

Welcome Thread - v7

Perl developer here. Looking for others of same ilk.

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