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CPAN’s social continuity of code

By brian d foy
February 21, 2014

I contribute heavily in the Perl community, and I’m consistently impressed by the pains we take with code and assets that we personally have no interest in. There’s a group of Perl people who shepherd (camelherd?) code and projects that …

CPAN’s social continuity of code

By brian d foy
February 21, 2014

I contribute heavily in the Perl community, and I’m consistently impressed by the pains we take with code and assets that we personally have no interest in. There’s a group of Perl people who shepherd (camelherd?) code and projects that …

Can One Write Readable and Maintainable Perl?

By A. Sinan Unur
December 5, 2013

The answer to this simple but somehow controversial question is an emphatic yes! Unfortunately, there is a lot of bad Perl out there owing to Perl’s history of being the language of getting things done in the 90s. It is easy for …

Five Features Perl 5 Needs Now

By chromatic
December 10, 2008

Perl is 21 years old and Perl 5 is 14 years old. The language has aged well, but there's room to improve. Here are five features which to make hard things easy and difficult things possible.


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