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Journal of offerk (4962)

Monday October 04, 2004
08:12 AM

New website look

[ #21178 ] has a new look, courtesy of a template downloaded from and the wonderful HTML::Template module.

In addition, the site sources are under subversion, so that anyone can download and use them. Instructions are in the About page.

Recently someone posted in his Journal a rant about Perl websites:

I believe the new site shows that things can be different, even for "one man shows" sites.
1. Is standards complient.
2. Nice looking, but not too flashy.
3. Is based on HTML::Template, so is easy to maintain.
4. Uses subversion to handle the site sources, so it is easy to send patches.

I agree that for large sites, such as, 1 or even just 2 people are not enough. But for the site of local Perl Mongers group, a perl based templating solution should be workable.

If you think differently, please comment below. Or send a patch :-)

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