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Re: [PBML] using file in internet programming

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  • Dustin
    I noticed on perldoc it says: [This function has been largely superseded by the tie function.] Should I use the tie function instead? ... (key ...
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 31, 2004
      I noticed on perldoc it says:
      [This function has been largely superseded by the tie function.]

      Should I use the tie function instead?

      --- In perl-beginner@yahoogroups.com, Erik Tank <erik@j...> wrote:
      > Your looking for dbmopen and dbmclose. It really depends what type of
      > data you are going to be stored. If you are only doing simple data
      (key
      > and value type stuff) then this will work but the more data that you
      > want to store the more you will probably want to use something else.
      >
      > Erik
      >
      > You are either alive and proud or you are dead,
      > and when you are dead, you can't care anyway.
      > - Steve Biko
      >
      >
      > Dustin wrote:
      > > I mainly use perl for test automation at work, but I was thinking of
      > > writing and internet application (I normally use PHP but I want to try
      > > this in Perl) I don't want to connect with MySQL to store data.
      > > Instead I will just use files. I remember in class a few years back we
      > > learned of a way to link a file to a hash somehow. Can anyone point me
      > > to the right perldoc to do this - or is there a better way - or should
      > > I just create a CSV file or something and process this myself? (I'm
      > > thinking that with the updates I'll need to make, the CSV file might
      > > be a bit slower and more labor intensive.
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > > Dustin
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