January 24, 2001

TOTW: Associative arrays in AWK

Author: JT Smith

An anonymous reader alerts us to the article, TOTW: Associative arrays in AWK. "A predecessor of perl, awk's man page calls it a "pattern scanning and processing language". It can be used for a number of perl-like tasks and is what I usually turn to for parsing tasks that aren't too complex and where speed isn't an issue."

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