Useful Perl script – convert text to ascii


You want to convert text to ascii values.



Perl script to convert standard input to ascii values, useful with web code.

You can take the output and insert directly into HTML pages.


while(sysread(STDIN,$a,1)) {

$c=ord($a);if($c==10) { print "n"; } else { print "&#$c;"; }






Here is a screen shot:

convert characters to ascii values in perl




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