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A discussion of DBIx-Class governance and future development

Acting in my capacity as an administrator for PAUSE, I've been mediating a dispute over the future disposition of primary permissions for the DBIx::Class namespace on CPAN. I recently posted a message to the mailing list for DBIx::Class titled "IMPORTANT: A discussion of DBIC governance and future development". I am reprinting it in full below […]

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Comparison of Class::Tiny and Object::Simple

Yuki Kimoto recently posted about the latest release of Object::Simple, billed as "the simplest class builder". Since I've also written a "simple" OO framework called Class::Tiny, I thought I'd point out similarities and differences. (I'm not going to address Object::Simple's origins from or differences from Mojo::Base.) Similarities Single file, minimal dependencies Both Object::Simple and Class::Tiny […]

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Stand up and be counted: Annual MongoDB Developer Survey

If you use Perl and MongoDB, I need your help. Every year, we put out a survey to developers to find out what languages they use, what features they need, what problems they have, and so on. We have very few Perl responses. ☚ī¸ Be an ally! Take the MongoDB Developer Experience Survey.

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When RFCs attack: HTTP::Tiny is getting stricter

The problem with standards are that there are too many standards. When RFC-2616 – defining HTTP/1.1 – was updated, the IETF spread the details across six RFCs: RFC-7230 to RFC-7235. Most of the changes appear to be server side, but in some areas, particularly around header formatting, the rules are getting tighter. I was lucky […]

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At-sign nick completion for Weechat and Slack

I like connecting to chat apps like Slack and Flowdock using an IRC client, as that keeps all my chats in one window, right in my terminal. I've been frustrated that the IRC gateways for Slack and Flowdock don't highlight people based just on their nick the way a typical IRC client does. For example, […]

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