Perl hash FAQ: How do I add an item/element to a Perl hash?
Answer: Adding an item to a Perl hash is just like creating a Perl hash initially. Just assign the new item to the hash with the correct syntax, and you're in business.
In the following sample code I show how this is done by creating a hash named
prices. The hash key is the name of a product, like
pizza, and the hash value is the price of that product. Here's my Perl hash sample code: