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Tuesday April 27, 2004
10:24 PM

perl testing reference card

[ #18520 ]

Trying to create one of those quick reference cards for Perl Testing. Download the work in progress (PDF). Suggestions welcome.

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  • Very cool idea. I'm going to keep this handy and give you feedback if I come across something I think should be there.

    How about Test::NoWarnings? (not that there are any new test functions are are imported, but its still a something that might be of use to someone) :)

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    -biz-

    • Cool, I'll add in Test::Warn and Test::NoWarnings. Thanks :)
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      qw(Ian Langworth)
    • It looks spiffy. I think the font is a little big and bulky, or something. Or, to be less precise but more honest, it doesn't look enough like The Best Quick Ref Ever [eriogerg.free.fr].

      I'd suggest adding Test::Exception, which is really quite lovely. (Reminder to self: cpanrate that.) Oh, and Test::Pod. If there's still lots of room, Test::Differences, Test::DatabaseRow, Test::LongString. I'm not sure which of those are really used, these days. If you go to two pages, you can be pretty liberal in what you include.

      Do
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      rjbs
      • rjbs++

        I was trying to emulate the standard TeX-based reference cards I've seen in the past, but I was also trying to be a little artsy (with OpenOffice? riiight). However, you plopped the source of a TeX-based quick ref right in my lap.

        Thanks for the suggesions, I'll get crackin' :)

        (Hrm, use TeX, or be artsy..)

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        qw(Ian Langworth)
      • Okay, newer version uploaded. Tell me if you like this style more -- tidied code, equal-spaced columns. Download [langworth.com] (PDF)

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        qw(Ian Langworth)
  • 1.0b1 now available.
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    qw(Ian Langworth)