In this post some Shell / Unix techniques I use over and over again to be more efficient at the command line.
I wanted to have a book category list for a potential feature in My Reading List. I found this page. Then I wondered how I could parse the html to reuse the categories. It turned out to be pretty easy in Perl :)
In the last post I explained how to post to a FB wall (yours or a friend) via a simple FB App, and with the FB PHP SDK 3. In this post I like to show the same but from the Command Line (CLI) and with Perl.
… has been quite effective. I already solved some easy to intermediate problems with less code. I am far from mastering the language, but it is one of the few times I saw results this quickly
I just finished my first real-life timesaver script in Perl. I got a bit tired of the WYSIWYG WordPress editor to markup my blog posts. It does an insufficient job aligning what I intend to display, which in itself is already a time-consuming activity (selecting/clicking). Moreover, I have to peak into the HTML to correct …