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Getting ready for MongoDB 3.2: new features, new Perl driver beta

After several release candidates, MongoDB version 3.2 is nearing completion. It brings a number of new features that users have been demanding: No more dirty reads! With the new "readConcern" query option, users can trade higher latency for reads that won't roll-back during a partition. Document validation! While MongoDB doesn't use schemas, users can define […]

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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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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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