Mission (Almost) Accomplished

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[This post might sound like I’m angry at people making it hard to make progress on some things. That’s not the case at all. I realise completely that people have limited time and they get to choose how they spend it. If people are too busy elsewhere or have moved on to other projects then… Continue reading Mission (Almost) Accomplished

Building Planets with Perlanet and GitHub

Planets

Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-two million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital… Continue reading Building Planets with Perlanet and GitHub

Improvements to Planet Perl and Perlanet

Planet Perl

This is a story of one of those nice incidents where something starts off simple, then spirals out of control for a while but, in the end, everyone wins. On Reddit, a few days ago, someone asked ‘Is there a “Planet Perl” with an RSS feed?’ and a few people replied, pointing out the existence… Continue reading Improvements to Planet Perl and Perlanet

Writing a CPAN module that talks to ChatGPT

ChatGPT code

ChatGPT exposes an API, but there’s no CPAN module for taking advantage of that. Let’s put that right (with help from ChatGPT)… Write a Perl CPAN module for connecting to a ChatGPT server To create a Perl CPAN module for connecting to a ChatGPT server, you will need to have Perl and the necessary dependencies… Continue reading Writing a CPAN module that talks to ChatGPT

Containers for Coverage

Test coverage

I’ve been building Docker containers again. And I think you’ll find this one a little more useful than the Perlanet one I wrote about a couple of weeks ago. Several years ago I got into Travis CI and set up lots of my GitHub repos so they automatically ran the tests each time I committed… Continue reading Containers for Coverage