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Command line options

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@*ARGS is the array maintained by language that holds the values supplied on the comman line. It does NOT include the nam


#!/usr/bin/env perl6
use v6;

my $color = @*ARGS[0];

if not $color {
    my @colors = <Blue Yellow Brown White>;

    for 1 .. @colors.elems -> $i {
        say "$i) @colors[$i-1]";

    my $input = prompt "Please select a number: ";
    $color = @colors[$input-1];

say "You selected $color";

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Published on 2012-01-01

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