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Re: Termux, Android and Perl

by johngg (Canon)
on May 30, 2019 at 14:19 UTC ( #11100726=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Termux, Android and Perl

I have Termux installed on my phone and tablet but have used Perl only a little, really just to test that scripts written for a Linux environment could, with minor shebang tweaking, run under Android. I don't really understand enough about how Android works, how it lays out its filesystem and how applications are segregated into their own little worlds. I don't currently have any Android/Perl projects in mind.

Cheers,

JohnGG

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Re^2: Termux, Android and Perl
by LanX (Archbishop) on May 30, 2019 at 17:35 UTC
    > I don't currently have any Android/Perl projects in mind.

    I deliberately asked an open question, but let me elaborate further

    One is able to ...

    • share stuff (links, text) with termux
    • scripts in the bin directory can handle those shared things
    • install cpan modules
    • forward a link to android's browser
    • start a Web server listening on local host

    Isn't that pretty much all you need to write an "App" in Perl?

    Example?

    Well what about a Perlmonks-App hosted on CPAN? :)

    Cheers Rolf
    (addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
    Wikisyntax for the Monastery FootballPerl is like chess, only without the dice

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