Replacement in Regular Expression

Posted on 2007-11-28
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
Hello Experts,

I have a problem in using regular expression in Perl.
I am fetching a value from database and storing it in a variable '$welcome_string'.
The value fetched is unknown, but it contains value something like,

'Welcome %FIRST_NAME% %LAST_NAME% to this portal'.

I want a regular expression which will convert the above string to the following:

'Welcome $params->{'FIRST_NAME'} $params->{'LAST_NAME'} to this portal'.

Kindly provide solution.

Question by:Aloha_Technology

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mkatmonkey earned 250 total points
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This should work.


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When you say $params->{'FIRST_NAME'} do you mean that literal string, or do you want the value contained in the hash ref?

\w includes _

you don't need to \ the % > { or '  in this context

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Yes, it works.


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