Tag Archives: perl programming

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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MongoDB Perl Driver v1.0.2 released

The MongoDB Perl driver v1.0.2 has been released on CPAN. This is a stable bugfix release. Changes include: PERL-198 Validate user-constructed MongoDB::OID objects. PERL-495 Preserve fractional seconds when using dt_type 'raw'. PERL-571 Include limits.h explicitly. PERL-526 Detect stale primaries by election_id (only supported by MongoDB 3.0 or later). PERL-575 Copy inflated booleans instead of aliasing […]

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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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