Cool/useful short examples of Perl?

Paul Makepeace paulm at
Tue May 31 00:33:21 BST 2011

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 11:40, Leo Lapworth <leo at> wrote:
> I'm working on and I'd like to have a few rotating
> example of what can be done with Perl on the home page.

I think this is great,

    curl -L | perl - --sudo App::cpanminus

An installer that installs itself!

Then to demonstrate it,

    cpanm --sudo App::Ack

Then demonstrate how insanely awesome ack is.


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