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Ovid (2709)

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Stuff with the Perl Foundation. A couple of patches in the Perl core. A few CPAN modules. That about sums it up.

Journal of Ovid (2709)

Sunday March 14, 2010
03:02 AM


Like many others, I'm no longer posting here very much. You'll find my new technical journal at It's much shinier.

As you can see, use.perl visits have been dropping for a while ( is too new to show up on that search) and the front page of use.perl has been sadly neglected. As for, after an initial rough start, plenty of people are switching over and are very happy with the shiny.

I have fond memories of, but it's just too old and out-of-date. Come on over to our new platform and look around. Plus, tell us what you want changed about it. (To be fair, while I was involved in the project to get it launched (mostly kibitzing and asking why things were stalled -- I'm such a marketroid :), the hands-on work was Dave Cross, Aaron Crane and the wonderful folks at SixApart.)

Sunday January 31, 2010
02:25 PM


Saturday January 30, 2010
11:22 AM

Testing with PostgreSQL

My new personal project has a PostgreSQL database. Here's how I'm handling testing.

Monday January 25, 2010
09:04 AM

Roles without Moose?

Friday January 15, 2010
06:47 AM

Unless what?

Wednesday January 13, 2010
08:06 AM

Dear Recruiters

Tuesday January 12, 2010
06:37 AM

Next QA Hackathon -- What Do You Need?

Thursday January 07, 2010
04:46 PM

Most Popular Testing Modules - January 2010

Monday January 04, 2010
08:11 AM

Cool Things in Perl 6: Subsets

Wednesday December 30, 2009
12:48 PM

Perl 6 Config::INI parser on github