Author Archives: dagolden

If you use MongoDB and Perl, I want your feedback!

With the release of the v1.0 MongoDB Perl driver, I'm starting to sketch out a roadmap for future development and I'd like to hear from anyone using MongoDB and Perl together. How can you help? Please take a few minutes to fill out the MongoDB Developer Experience Survey. This survey covers all languages that MongoDB […]

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MongoDB Perl Driver v1.0.2 released

The MongoDB Perl driver v1.0.2 has been released on CPAN. This is a stable bugfix release. Changes include: PERL-198 Validate user-constructed MongoDB::OID objects. PERL-495 Preserve fractional seconds when using dt_type 'raw'. PERL-571 Include limits.h explicitly. PERL-526 Detect stale primaries by election_id (only supported by MongoDB 3.0 or later). PERL-575 Copy inflated booleans instead of aliasing […]

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My Github name has changed from dagolden to xdg

For a long time, my Github identity matched my CPAN ID and I was 'dagolden' on Github. Today, I'm switching to be 'xdg' on Github, to match my Twitter and IRC handles. The 'dagolden' Github account has become an organization to avoid breaking links and avoid the pain of manually migrating 100's of repositories. So, […]

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How to trim PDF margins and edit metadata

I often download academic articles as PDFs to read later. I regularly find two really annoying problems: Huge margins make the PDF nearly unreadable on my Kindle Fire Title and authors are missing from PDF metadata, making them harder to find later via search Today, I found an answer to the first and wrote an […]

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MongoDB v1.0.0 released

No more release candidates! Earlier this week, with great joy, I shipped MongoDB v1.0.0 to CPAN. I wrote an article for the MongoDB website → Introducing the 1.0 Perl Driver Also, if you use MongoDB with Perl, I'd greatly appreciate if you could give it a "++" click on MetaCPAN.

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