Browse - Programming Tips - How can I remove the HTML in a string?

Date: 2011jul7
Language: perl
Keywords: defang, sanitize

Q.  How can I remove the HTML in a string?

A.  An easy way is to just remove everything inside angle brackets
(and the brackets themselves)

$str =~ s/\<[^\>]*\>//g;
I'm sure this isn't perfect but its nice and easy.