Bio::SeqReader provides a lightweight alternative to Bioperl when all you really need is a helper for reading sequence data. The Bio::SeqReader::Fastq class correctly handles FASTQ input with multiline sequence or quality data.
|Tags||Bioinformatics sequence data Perl Modules|
Release Notes: Documentation improvements. Explicit incorporation of IO::Handle to deal with some apparently platform-specific misbehavior casting stdin as an appropriate filehandle. The modules remain dependent only upon the Perl core.