2011.09.09 in #9
Mike Doherty writes about mocking web access using LWP::UserAgent so you won't depend on the current availability of the Internet for your tests.
2012.04.02 in #37
Dist::Zilla::Plugin::Twitter gets an OAuth update
... by Mike Doherty
2012.04.15 in #38
A pastebin with almost no user interface
Mike Doherty wrote WWW::Hashbang::Pastebin, a simple pastebin written in Dancer. I guess it could be nice to set it up within a company and start using it for showing code examples via the network.
2012.04.16 in #39
Wherein I realize the bliss of writing init scripts with Daemon::Control
Mike Doherty shows how to write an init script for PHP-FCGI. He shows the resulting script - which is basically a configuration file - and then explains some of the parameters.
2012.04.18 in #39
SSL security in HTTP::Tiny
Mike Doherty is asking a dangerous question. Why is there no SSL support in core perl? Till that happens he offers an explanation on how to use SSL with HTTP::Tiny and how to even validate the SSL certificate.
2012.06.04 in #46
New and Improved: Here Comes the Flood
Yanick made some improvements and released a few new modules: Reducing start time from 60 to 2 secs using Git::CPAN::Patch (with Mike Doherty). Keeping the pizza with Email::Simple::Markdown. CPAN::Changes can now guess how did you write cHanGes. Use Dist::Zilla::Plugin::ChangeStats::Git in case you don't have enough staistics in your life yet. GitStore. Perl::Achievements with Daniel Bruder. Two extra *::YANICK modules.
2012.11.08 in #68
Automating server build-out with Module::Build
While every company I've seen has its own special way of handling components of applications, I think they are also very similar. That's why I think the explanation of Mike Doherty (Hashbang) who works at Pythian, can be interesting for others as well. Hopefully reading this will save you some time down the road.
2013.01 in #80
Planning a Content-Security-Policy with Dancer
Mike Doherty cares about security. He has a look at the Content Security Policy proposed by Mozilla, and shows how to write a simple CSP violation tracker using Dancer.
2013.06.17 in #100
Server-side security war games: Part 0
Mike Doherty has a series of articles that can help you think on how to secure your web site. This is the link to the first article, you'll will have to browse around a bit to find the rest but they can be useful, even if not Perl specific. In the latest one you could learn how to log in to a web application without providing a password.
2013.08.12 in #108
If you enjoyed the hacking series of Mike Doherty, now you can follow his footsteps using his new module on CPAN.
2014.04.08 in #142
Recovering from Heartbleed
Mike Doherty (doherty) explains the recovery process and includes a link to the perl script of Steffen Ullrich for checking for the SSL Heartbleed vulnerability.
2015.06.03 in #202
Diagnosing performance degradation under adverse circumstances
A war story from Mike, as he talks us through a performance issue they had on one page, and how they got to the bottom of it, with help from Devel::NYTProf.
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