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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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MongoDB Perl driver v1.0.0 RC 3 available – last chance to test

Today, I released the MongoDB Perl Driver v1.0.0 RC3 to CPAN as MongoDB-v0.999.999.6-TRIAL. It has only a handful of small changes, so might be your last chance to test a release candidate before a stable release is shipped. I've blogged about RC1 and RC2 already, so I don't have much more to add. As mentioned […]

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MongoDB Perl driver v1.0.0 RC 2 available – please test!

Yesterday, I released the MongoDB Perl Driver v1.0.0 RC2 to CPAN as MongoDB-v0.999.999.5-TRIAL. As I mentioned in my RC1 announcement last week that summarized the rationale and changes, everyone who uses MongoDB is strongly encouraged to download it and test it with their code. In particular, please read the MongoDB::Upgrading document, which describes the major […]

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