Monthly Archives: May 2011

Throwing in the towel

A little over two years ago, I accepted the Perl Iron Man challenge. I found the challenge inspirational, and did a lot more blogging about projects I was working on than I would have otherwise. Hopefully, those who read my posts found them helpful, or at least interesting enough for the time it took to […]

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Will CPAN Testers keep doubling every year?

A little over a year ago, the CPAN Testers 2.0 beta went live. The new "Metabase" server started accepting reports by web submission instead of the previous method of email-based reports. In the April CPAN Testers Summary, Barbie noted that CPAN Testers has nearly reached 12 million reports submitted. I was recently looking at some […]

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Parallel Perl Pupils Petition PAUSE

Today I saw about half-a-dozen suspiciously similar PAUSE ID requests, apparently from students taking a parallel programming course from University of La Laguna in Spain Tenerife. After little Google searching, I suspect it might be this course: "ProgramaciĆ³n en Paralelo II", taught by CPAN author casiano. I'm surprised and pleased to see a course like […]

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