Categories Speaking Evolving Software with Moose Post author By Dave Cross Post date 13 October, 2010 4 Comments on Evolving Software with Moose Evolving Software with Moose from Dave Cross Last night I was speaking at the Milton Keynes Perl Mongers technical meeting. I gave a new talk about how Moose (and, in particular, Moose traits) make Perlanet easier to maintain and enhance. The slides are available on Slideshare. Share this:TweetMoreEmailPrintShare on TumblrPocket Related Tags milton keynes, mk.pm, moose, perl, perlanet, roles, speaking, traits By Dave Cross Dave Cross runs Magnum Solutions Ltd., a London Perl consultancy. In 1998 he started London Perl Mongers, the first Perl Mongers group outside of Northern America. He is the author of Data Munging with Perl and a co-author of Perl Template Toolkit. View Archive → ← WordPress → Modern Perl Web Development 4 replies on “Evolving Software with Moose” The start, with ‘Overriding this is hard’, reminds me ‘Constructor should not do any real work’ as in http://misko.hevery.com/code-reviewers-guide/flaw-constructor-does-real-work/ . Granted your constructor sometimes still does real work – with the _build_scrubber method – but you can easily sidestep that by providing ready made objects to the constructor. Any chance of putting the slides up as a PDF-file somewhere? (You can’t download the PDF from slideshare without an account.) I only read the slides, so I might have missed something in the talk, but I’m not quite sure you got this right. A role can implement methods and still be a role. And a trait is a plain ol’ role that’s used in a very specific circumstance (applied to a metaclass). For reference: http://search.cpan.org/perldoc?Moose::Cookbook::Meta::Recipe3 […] there were three other blog entries listed, none of which had anything to do with Dorries. One was about programming, one was about the campaign to get people to answer the religion question accurately at next […] Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.