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Thoughts on getting Perl 6 for Christmas

As rumored, at FOSDEM this year, Larry Wall announced that Perl 6 will be available this Christmas[1]. I followed the blog coverage (e.g. "Fosdem 2015: It's Christmas!"), listened to Miyagawa's podcast with Larry and was inspired to read the (unfortunately quite dated) guide "Perl 5 to Perl 6". My last blog post about Perl 6 […]

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Back on the iron blogging horse

When the Perl Iron Man challenge was going, I blogged regularly. At a certain point, I stepped it down, and then, since last May, stopped. It's time to get back on that horse. I'm going to be aiming to meet the original Iron Man goals: 4 posts every 32 days, with no more than 10 […]

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How I'm using Dist::Zilla to give credit to contributors

Recently, Gabor Szabo asked me how to list contributors in the META file of CPAN distributions. This seemed like a great idea to me -- I'd love to be able to credit people who contribute to my modules. I suggested using an "x_contributors" key in META.json with an array of names and email addresses, just […]

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