FAQ 7.9: How do I create a module?

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7.9: How do I create a module?

    A module is a package that lives in a file of the same name. For
    example, the Hello::There module would live in Hello/There.pm. For
    details, read perlmod. You'll also find Exporter helpful. If you're
    writing a C or mixed-language module with both C and Perl, then you
    should study perlxstut.

    The "h2xs" program will create stubs for all the important stuff for

      % h2xs -XA -n My::Module

    The "-X" switch tells "h2xs" that you are not using "XS" extension code.
    The "-A" switch tells "h2xs" that you are not using the AutoLoader, and
    the "-n" switch specifies the name of the module. See h2xs for more


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