The Return of blogs.perl.org

About an hour ago we turned blogs.perl.org back on. There’s also a blog post where we explain what happened in a lot more detail. If you have an account on the site then you will have received an email explaining what you need to do now. Basically, we’ve invalidated all of the passwords so you’ll… Continue reading The Return of blogs.perl.org

Perl Search Revisited

A couple of years ago I wrote a blog post about a Google Custom Search that I had set up to create a specialised search engine for Perl. Recently I’ve revisited this idea. I’ve given the search engine its own subdomain and I’ve added some new sites to the list of sites that it covers.… Continue reading Perl Search Revisited

A WordPress Critter

If you were at YAPC::Europe this week you might well have seen Richard Jelinek’s talk about how to increase Perl’s popularity (update: the slides are here). As part of that talk he suggested that the Perl community needed to run more of its infrastructure using Perl and (amongst other examples) he mentioned a discussion he… Continue reading A WordPress Critter

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Does Saint Pierre and Miquelon mean anything to you? It’s a small French-owned territory just off the coast of Newfoundland. Why would this be of any interest on a Perl blog? Well, it’s a French territory with it’s own ccTLD. And that ccTLD is .pm. Ever since Perl Mongers started we’ve looked longingly at that… Continue reading Saint Pierre and Miquelon