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How Do I Get Great Answers To my Tek-Tips Questions?  faq219-2884 MikeLacey 6 Aug 05 7.4 / 278
How Do I Get Great Answers To Perl Questions?  faq219-2889 MikeLacey 15 Jun 05 5.8 / 10
When Should I "Red-Flag" a Post?  faq219-5651 MikeLacey 31 Jan 05 7.6 / 7
 

Apache

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How do I modify or insert a line in a file?  faq219-555 MikeLacey 11 Jun 04 6.0 / 11
What is mod_perl?  faq219-454 MikeLacey 2 Nov 04 7.7 / 6
 

Catalyst Perl MVC Framework

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How do I set up a complete Linux / Perl / Catalyst development environment including web-server / daemon / backend database.  faq219-7695 1DMF 18 Dec 13 --
 

Comparing Perl & Other Langs

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Perl Vs php? Which one is better?  faq219-3437 133tcamel 6 Nov 06 7.1 / 8
 

Data manipulation

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How to generate a list of permutations of a set of symbols  faq219-6747 prex1 2 Mar 08 --
How to locate the first not equal character in two strings  faq219-6748 prex1 17 Oct 07 --
How to translate Excel dates to perl  faq219-6746 prex1 9 Oct 07 --
 

Debugging

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I got a server error... How do I debug a Perl CGI script?   faq219-3025 tanderso 14 Jan 03 5.5 / 2
 

Directories / Folders

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How do I delete all files and sub folders in a folder?  faq219-6556 KevinADC 15 Feb 07 6.5 / 2
 

Getting Help

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Are there any good online tutorials for Perl?  faq219-3123 MikeLacey 27 Aug 06 5.6 / 7
Free Online Perl Books   faq219-6544 KevinADC 6 Feb 07 --
How can I use Perl's built in help?  faq219-321 mbaranski 5 Dec 00 8.7 / 3
 

Graphical User Interface (GUI)

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Fixing a Perl/Tk GUI that's unresponsive when running long processes.  faq219-4992 icrf 5 Jul 05 7.0 / 3
How do I use transparency in my Tk window icons?   faq219-6789 Kirsle 8 Dec 07 --
Taskbar Entry for Perl/Tk Fullscreen Windows   faq219-6265 Kirsle 28 Mar 06 --
 

IIS Script Configuration

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How do I get my CGI script to work under IIS?  faq219-3559 missbarbell 18 Jul 05 8.4 / 5
 

Installing Modules

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How do I add PPM repositories?  faq219-3489 missbarbell 6 Feb 05 5.0 / 2
How do I install modules on Win32 machines?   faq219-1687 missbarbell 24 Apr 03 6.4 / 15
What modules do I have installed?   faq219-5657 missbarbell 3 Feb 05 --
 

Learning Perl

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Comprehensive list of Learning resources - printed and online   faq219-5394 PaulTEG 16 Aug 04 1.0 / 1
 

Little tricks

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Listen Queue size for listen   faq219-6279 cdlvj 14 Apr 06 --
Get 'x' number of unique, random, elements from an array  faq219-6535 KevinADC 15 Feb 07 10.0 / 1
How do compare two files using Perl?  faq219-1387 MikeLacey 22 Jun 04 7.4 / 9
How do I build a select box with dates?   faq219-3500 missbarbell 24 Sep 03 --
How do I change several files at the same time  faq219-969 toolkit 5 Aug 01 5.3 / 4
How do I clean up the output of 'man'?  faq219-698 MikeLacey 5 Oct 04 9.0 / 1
How do I code a new method for an existing Class?   faq219-6188 cdlvj 25 Jan 06 --
How do I count the unique elements of an array?  faq219-420 stillflame 20 Jan 01 5.3 / 4
How do I create and use a hash of hashes?  faq219-1574 MikeLacey 5 Oct 04 7.0 / 1
How do I create formatted output?   faq219-2090 flawless69 26 Jun 02 8.0 / 1
How do I get the IP Address of a server?   faq219-3509 missbarbell 14 Jul 03 5.0 / 2
How do I make hyperlinks out of urls in plain text?  faq219-4993 icrf 27 Dec 04 --
How do I parse (check, extract) an email address?  faq219-3030 MikeLacey 2 Nov 04 10.0 / 1
How do I run a program and capture its output?  faq219-5198 MikeLacey 14 Jul 05 8.0 / 1
How do I use the contents of a variable as the name for another variable?  faq219-5484 MikeLacey 16 Mar 09 --
Some Basics on Regular Expressions   faq219-1847 goBoating 30 Apr 02 8.2 / 14
 

Optimization

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Can you give me an example of code optimization?   faq219-751 sophisticate 23 May 01 9.7 / 6
How do I make my regular expressions faster  faq219-3057 MikeLacey 14 Jul 05 8.0 / 1
 

Perl Class Objects

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How do I set up Class variables in my object   faq219-6583 cdlvj 27 Feb 07 --
 

Perl Database Resources

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How can I use Perl to interact with my database?  faq219-390 hmerrill 1 Oct 02 6.7 / 14
How do I get started?   faq219-1711 MikeLacey 17 Dec 02 4.0 / 4
How do I update an Access Database Using Perl?  faq219-1467 MikeLacey 5 Oct 04 9.3 / 3
Is there a tutorial for the DBI?  faq219-1710 MikeLacey 5 Oct 04 8.0 / 2
 

Perl Windows Admins

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Do you know how to store your code(for later uses)?   faq219-4883 Phalanx1 24 Feb 04 3.5 / 2
how to use Perlscript To collect data from a web page.   faq219-4954 Phalanx1 17 Mar 04 --
 

References in Perl

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How do I pass a reference to a subroutine?  faq219-427 hmerrill 26 Jan 01 8.8 / 4
 

Regular Expressions

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Expand variables in single-quoted strings / user input  faq219-6537 KevinADC 15 Feb 07 --
Remove leading and trailing white space from a string  faq219-6536 KevinADC 15 Feb 07 --
 

Sending email

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How do I send an email using sendmail?  faq219-364 tanderso 26 Dec 00 6.5 / 10
How do I send email without using UNIX sendmail?  faq219-1563 MikeLacey 15 Nov 05 7.2 / 6
How do I send emails via TLS authentication / encryption  faq219-7495 1DMF 8 Aug 11 --
How do I send Mime attachments?   faq219-2111 MikeLacey 23 Dec 02 --
How do I send raw MIME attachments?   faq219-2901 tanderso 18 Dec 02 4.5 / 2
 

Sorting

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How do I customize Perl's sort function?  faq219-5095 Geekatron 3 May 04 5.5 / 2
How do I sort columns/fields of mixed data?  faq219-6545 KevinADC 15 Feb 07 10.0 / 2
 

Syntax

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What's the difference between require and use?   faq219-1972 MikeLacey 1 Feb 03 8.3 / 10
 

Tools

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I'm tired of notepad, how else can I edit my Perl code?  faq219-5835 icrf 15 Mar 06 9.0 / 2
Is there a Perl IDE? (Integrated Development Environment)  faq219-954 MikeLacey 6 Feb 07 9.1 / 12
 

Uploading Files

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File upload with CGI_Lite.pm or cgi-lib.pl  faq219-352 tanderso 22 Dec 00 6.3 / 6
Using CGI.pm to upload files.  faq219-406 goBoating 11 Jan 01 8.4 / 7
 

User Auth in Perl

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How can I do a user login?   faq219-856 Siberdude 24 Jun 01 7.6 / 9
 

Win32::OLE Excel Cheat Sheet

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Win32::OLE Excel Cheat Sheet  faq219-6715 WinblowsME 17 Aug 07 --
 

Working withText Files

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How do I remove duplicate lines from a file?  faq219-6557 KevinADC 15 Feb 07 --
Insert a line at the beginning of a file  faq219-6549 KevinADC 15 Feb 07 --
Search and replace text in a file  faq219-6559 KevinADC 16 Feb 07 5.5 / 2
 

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