Everything you ever wanted to know about the Perl ecosystem20210311180818

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Perl ecosystem

Dave RolskyMarch 11, 2021build.pl, cpan, makefile.pl, Perl ecosystem, perl modules, perl versioning
The Perl ecosystem has been around for more than 25 years, and is continuing to evolve. Whether you're new to Perl or returning to it, understanding t...
A Sqitch “Declare Bankruptcy” Prototype20201022151222

A Sqitch “Declare Bankruptcy” Prototype

Dave RolskyOctober 22, 2020data migration, database reset, sqitch
Global environment corruption occurs all too frequently. Virtual environments are better, but need improvement. Here's how....
Dependency Resolution Optimization – ActiveState’s Approach20200716103232

Dependency Resolution Optimization – ActiveState’s Approach

Dave RolskyJuly 16, 2020dependency hell, dependency management, dependency resolution, perl dependencies, pubgrub, Python dependencies, SAT solver
Wouldn't you like your language ecosystem to manage dependencies for you down to the C library, external tooling and conditional dependency (OS/CPU) l...
Dave Rolsky to Lead 4 Speaking Sessions at The Perl Conference 201820180517170436

Dave Rolsky to Lead 4 Speaking Sessions at The Perl Conference 2018

Dave RolskyMay 17, 2018conference, dzil, go, moose, perl
The Perl Conference is taking place this summer from Sunday, June 17 through Friday, June 22. I’ll be there presenting not just one, but four differen...
Upgrading Perl to a Modern Version: the ActiveState Guide20170523161500

Upgrading Perl to a Modern Version: the ActiveState Guide

Dave RolskyMay 23, 2017activeperl, migrate perl, perl 5.10, perl 5.24, perl 5.8
Thinking of upgrading? We highly recommend moving to Perl 5.32, which offers native support for virtual environments, built-in dependency management, ...
Creating a Web App Using the Golang Gorilla Web Toolkit20170425170000

Creating a Web App Using the Golang Gorilla Web Toolkit

Dave RolskyApril 25, 2017activego, go, go web app, golang, golang gorilla, golang web app, gorilla, gorilla web toolkit
Go is a great language for web applications. The Go core library has excellent HTTP support, and the language’s support for asynchronous execution len...