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Write to a file

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If you are looking for a solution for the current production version of Perl 5, please check out the Perl 5 tutorial.

In order to write to a file first we need to open the file for writing with the :w mode. If this is successful we get back a filehandler on which we can use the regular output methods such as print(), say() or printf().

tutorial/files/write_file.p6

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

my $filename = "temp.txt";

my $fh = open $filename, :w;
$fh.say("hello world");
$fh.close;


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Written by Gabor Szabo

Published on 2012-01-01


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