Tag: cpan

  • Deploying Dancer Apps

    Deploying Dancer Apps

    Over the last week or so, as a background task, I’ve been moving domains from an old server to a newer and rather cheaper server. As part of this work, I’ve been standardising the way I deploy web apps on the new server and I thought it might be interesting to share the approach I’m…

  • GitHub Organisations

    GitHub Organisations

    I’ve mentioned before how much I enjoyed Olaf Alders’ talk, Whither Perl, at the Perl and Raku Conference in Toronto last month. I think it’s well worth spending forty minutes watching it. It triggered a few ideas that I’ll be writing about over the coming weeks and, today, I wanted to start by talking briefly…

  • Mission (Almost) Accomplished

    Mission (Almost) Accomplished

    [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…

  • Writing a CPAN module that talks to ChatGPT

    Writing a CPAN module that talks to ChatGPT

    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…

  • Replacing 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 closing down early next year. I proposed a plan that CPAN authors could follow to ensure that their users can…