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Faster Perl Deployment on Stackato with PPM

By Troy Topnik, September 13, 2012

PERL! taptaptap

I've never had the mental wiring to really master regular expressions, so I usually need to lean on some sort of Rx testing or debugging tool to get them to work the way I want.

Category: stackato

PPM Index: A new way to browse Perl packages.

By Jan Dubois, February 9, 2011

Perl Package Manager (PPM) installs pre-built Perl modules into ActivePerl. The ActiveState PPM repositories currently contain 13,000 to 16,000 modules per platform. They are easy to search with the PPM client, either from the command-line or from a GUI (see "How to install CPAN modules into ActivePerl").

Category: announcements, perl

4 Reasons I'm Thankful for Perl

By Troy Topnik, November 24, 2010

Getting some programmers to come up with a list of things they are thankful for in their favorite programming language is like getting a recalcitrant teenager to say grace at a family dinner. Something about the act of giving thanks seems to make us feel embarrassed and extremely uncool. Most people wouldn't even bother asking, but this Thanksgiving we decided to make a certain Perl developer squirm a bit for his turkey dinner.

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you a list of things I'm apparently thankful for with relation to Perl:

Tags: activeperl, cpan, perl, ppm
Category: perl, perl

How to install CPAN modules into ActivePerl

By Jan Dubois, October 22, 2010

ActivePerl already includes many modules for common tasks like accessing databases, using network services, parsing XML files, compressing and decompressing data, or creating GUI applications.

Category: open source, perl
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