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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Hi,

    This sounds interesting, could you explain it more thoroughly... I often struggle with having made bad design decisions so I am always open to smart ideas and designs or architectures
    • It's pretty simple, really. Let's say that I have an object that sends messages to other objects. We'll call those "helper objects". What API should I use with the helper objects? If I start by trying to design them, it may not be immediately clear how they are used.

      For example, I have a variant of a status system that I've been using, but I needed to improve on the old API. My purchase orders can be "pending", "sent", "cancelled", or "received". These statuses are actually helper objects that allow