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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • A library proves a piece of functionality that can be dropped into a program.

    A framework defines the outside boundaries of the problem to be solved, and assists in the solution.

    Library is like this...

    Framework is like this

    |-->FRAMEWORK...PROBLEM...FRAMEWORK--|

    The key distinction here for me is that if you use a bad library, you can swap it out for a better one.

    If you hit the limits of your framework, you are in much bigger trouble.