[ANNOUNCE] Damian Conway Speaking at London.pm: Monday, 10th March

David Cantrell david at cantrell.org.uk
Thu Mar 13 12:49:10 GMT 2014

On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 09:20:07AM +0000, David Leadbeater wrote:
> On 13 Mar 2014 08:46, "Damian Conway" <damian at conway.org> wrote:
> >     Regexp::Debugger
> This is one of those tools where a demonstration really helps to appreciate
> its value. If you ever write regexps you should really try this module out
> (it's an interactive "use re 'debugcolor'" and then some).

A good demo if you want to show it to your cow-orkers is Abigail's regex
primality tester.

Incidentally, if you're running a really big or slow terminal, R::D's
display is a bit ugly and flickery. I'm sure that Damian would love a
patch from someone to make it use, eg, Term::Screen :-)

David Cantrell | Reality Engineer, Ministry of Information

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