Cool/useful short examples of Perl?

David Cantrell david at
Tue May 31 15:08:10 BST 2011

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 06:51:11PM +0100, Paul Makepeace wrote:
> On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 14:12, Gabor Szabo <szabgab at> wrote:
> > use Spreadsheet::Read;
> > my $ref = ReadData ("test.xls");
> > say $ref->[1]{A3};
> >
> Cool module. If you do include it, s/ref/workbook/
> Paul (who is puzzled by this name-your-var-with-only-its-type cargo cult)

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