I am an experienced software engineer and was laid off recently. I'm currently applying for positions. My ideal would be a telecommuting gig, which is the type of position I had most recently. A certain job mailing list I subscribe to has a lot of promising positions, but many of them are marked "onsite".
Here's my question: shall I apply for some of these "onsite" positions in the hope that my qualifications will impress the hiring person enough to consider hiring me as a telecommuter? Or would this just be a waste of time for everyone concerned? [more inside]
posted by SomePerlGeek
on Sep 5, 2006 -
Can anyone recommend a program (in say perl or java or something) that will execute on my linux web server and a) slurp the file references in the pages (html, php) and b) compare them to the actual files in my web root tree giving me a list of all of the unreferenced files (not referenced on public web pages)? I want to clean up this junky file system, but I don't want to break any links and I inherited the mess. Thanks.
posted by pissfactory
on Sep 13, 2004 -
Any MeFi perl/cgi programmers feel like writing a few lines of code?
I need to add a function to an existing script, which looks like a piece of cake if you know perl.
Given a $newstring and a file of records, each consisting of a count and a string delimited by a space:
I need a function to check whether $newstring already exists in the file. If so, increment the count. If not, add a new record to the file with a count of 1. Finally, sort the file in descending order by count.
Maybe 5 minutes for you. Learning perl first for me. If it would be easier with fixed length counts like 0000201, that is fine, too.
If this is inappropriate for Ask MeFi, my apologies. I'll take it over to answers.google.
posted by Geo
on Apr 29, 2004 -