Distar – A CPAN Distribution Author Tool

Posted on March 31, 2021. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Distar – A CPAN Distribution Author Tool Not all authors agree with the trade-offs made by tools like Dist::Zilla. Matt S Trout wanted an author tool, but started from a different perspective. What needs to be added on top of what ExtUtils::MakeMaker provides to make it a viable author tool? The result of this thought […]

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Discipulus’s step by step tutorial on module creation with tests and git

Posted on December 20, 2018. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Discipulus’s step by step tutorial on module creation with tests and git [This] tutorial is a step by step journey into Perl module development with tests, documentation, and git integration. It seemed to me the very minimal approach in late 2018. See also the GitHub repository and discussion on r/perl (includes a nice description of […]

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Introducing the PAUSE Operating Model

Posted on October 23, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , |

Introducing the PAUSE Operating Model At the Toolchain Summit this year, one of the discussion sessions was to reflect on how the DBIx::Class ownership conflict was handled. We didn’t only discuss DBIx::Class, but how a range of other situations were handled. One of the outcomes of that session was a request that the PAUSE admins […]

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The Perl Toolchain [meta]

Posted on April 3, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This series of blog posts is about the Perl toolchain and the collection of tools and modules around it that are central to the CPAN we have today. PAUSE and CPAN Developing your module Dependency phases in CPAN distribution metadata Specifying the type of your CPAN dependencies Specifying dependencies for your CPAN distribution

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A glossary of CPAN terminology

Posted on September 6, 2015. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , |

A glossary of CPAN terminology This is a collection of terms related to CPAN and CPAN distributions. I’ve often looked for such a thing, wanting to link from it in blog posts and the like, or somewhere to direct people to. The definitions here are as they relate to CPAN; the same terms are widely […]

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