2012.02.28 in #30
Install your own Perl with your own CPAN
Gianluca Casati has an environment where only some of the computers have direct Internet access. He describes the steps how to build perl and use mini-CPAN on the connected machine to build the environment that can later be moved to the other machines as well.
2013.05.22 in #96
We want Perl on GAE!
PHP was recently added to the Google App Engine as one of the supported languages. Gianluca Casati thinks that it would be important to have Perl there, and that you can increase the chances by star-in the request on the issue list of GAE.
2013.10 in #115
When developing Perl, how can you focus on the tests that are currently failing? Can you easily pick the ones that failed in the previous run? Gianluca Casati explains how to do that.
2014.03.26 in #140
A CPAN client that works like a charm
Gianluca Casati shows how to configure 'cpan', the standard CPAN client, including some nice features like history and colors. Nowadays I usually use cpanminus, but when I have to use the cpan client this can be a really useful reminder.
2014.12.23 in #179
The camel replicates!
What do you do if the server you need to install CPAN modules to does not have Internet access? You create a Mini-CPAN on another machine and then somehow transfer it to the server without Internet access.
2015.03.23 in #193
Early Perl 6
I am not sure about the title. The article shows how to compile and install MoarVM and Rakudo Star.
2016.06.17 in #261
Compute ISP with Maxmind
A short post on how to look-up the ISP for an IP address, using data from MaxMind.
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