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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Vive la Revolution

Two New Modules

There was a London Perl Mongers meeting at ZPG about ten days ago. I gave a short talk explaining why (and how) a republican like me came to be running a site about the Line of Succession to the Brit

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Aphra Behn Frontispiece

Yak Shaving with Aphra Behn

I have a few ideas for static web sites that I want to build. And, currently, the best place to host static web sites is, in my opinion, Github Pages. And if you’re hosting a site on Github Pages, e

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  • Posted by Dave Cross
  • 3 September, 2017
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Genealogical Timeline for Prince George

Genealogical Timelines in Perl and SVG

If you ever read my (mostly dead) more general blog, you might know that I’m a bit of an amateur genealogist. I’ve been tracing my family for over twenty-five years and I’ve got some branches of

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Diagram of the "begat" sequence from Genesis 5

Timeline Diagrams with Perl

Two weeks ago, I introduced you to my new module SVG::TrafficLight and hinted that there were more SVG-based modules to follow. Today, I’d like to talk about the next one – SVG::Timeline. It all s

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