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Re^5: String manipulation

by BrowserUk (Patriarch)
on Aug 02, 2004 at 15:33 UTC ( #379310=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: String manipulation
in thread String manipulation

The funny things is, 9 times out of ten, simplifying your code is the best step you can take to optimising it--especially in perl.

Of course, simplicity doesn't stop at the boundaries of the code you write. It crosses deep into all those "handy" modules kicking around.

Dumb interface designs; over-designed, overly layered hierarchies; over reliance upon favoured methodologies, techniques and tools all conribute to complexity, and that usually translates to poor performance.

Abstraction is good; design is everything--but knowing when to stop abstracting & designing is just as important.

Examine what is said, not who speaks.
"Efficiency is intelligent laziness." -David Dunham
"Think for yourself!" - Abigail
"Memory, processor, disk in that order on the hardware side. Algorithm, algorithm, algorithm on the code side." - tachyon

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