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Syntax Highlight your Perl code

Terminal - Syntax Highlight your Perl code
perl -MText::Highlight -E '$h=Text::Highlight->new(ansi=>1); my $text=do{local $/; open my $fh, "<", $ARGV[0]; <$fh>}; say $h->highlight("Perl", $text);' path/to/perl-file.pl
2011-01-31 05:52:43
User: doherty
Functions: perl
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Syntax Highlight your Perl code

This uses Text::Highlight to output the specified Perl file with syntax highlighting. A better alternative is my App::perlhl - find it on the CPAN: http://p3rl.org/App::perlhl

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Terminal - Alternatives
perl -mText::Highlight -E 'say Text::Highlight->new(ansi => 1)->highlight(Perl => do { local (@ARGV,$/) = shift; <> }) ' path/to/perl-file.pl

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I wrote App::perlhl to do this better; consider installing from CPAN: http://p3rl.org/App::perlhl

Comment by doherty 237 weeks ago

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