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Learn how to improve your Perl chops with fresh tricks and handy tips in this monthly column.

Eliminating bugs.

This simple, elegant module lets you include Perl code for debugging or development-only environments, but hide it for production.
Hands programming

Take some of the trickiness out of building regular expressions in Perl with the Regexp::Common module.
Programming keyboard.

Perl makes it easy to manipulate complex data using hashes and arrays. Here's what you need to know to get started.
Closeup of a spider web, purple background

Perl module Web::Simple is easy to learn and packs a big enough punch for a variety of one-offs and smaller services.
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