CPAN RT

Replacing CPAN RT

[Update: the CPAN Request Tracker was saved. It’s now run by a new team of volunteers and none of my suggestions below are required.] Two weeks ago, we learned that the CPAN Request Tracker was clos

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  • Posted by Dave Cross
  • 16 December, 2020
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CPAN RT

RT – Action Plan for CPAN Authors

CPAN RT is going away. CPAN authors have until the beginning of March to extract any useful information from it. RT is the “Request Tracker”, a bug tracking system that is written by Best Practica

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  • Posted by Dave Cross
  • 6 December, 2020
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Down the rabbit hole

Blog posts are like busses. You wait months for one and then two come along on consecutive days! Yesterday I wrote about how we didn’t need a blogging platform for the Perl community – all we real

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  • Posted by Dave Cross
  • 18 September, 2020
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blogs.perl.org

Blogging for Perl

I think it was at YAPC Copenhagen in 2008 that a small group of us first discussed the idea of building a shared blogging platform for the Perl community. It was over a year later that we launched blo

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  • Posted by Dave Cross
  • 17 September, 2020
  • 13 Comments
The Best of Perl Hacks

The Best of Perl Hacks

What do you do when you’re stuck inside because Coronavirus means that your country is in lockdown? Well, you write a book, of course. Or, to be more accurate, you cobble together fifty or so old bl

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