Everything you ever wanted to know about the Perl ecosystem20210311180818
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Perl ecosystem
Dave RolskyLast Updated: March 15, 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 RolskyLast Updated: August 5, 2022data 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 RolskyLast Updated: May 5, 2021dependency 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 RolskyLast Updated: July 12, 2019conference, 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 RolskyLast Updated: August 5, 2022activeperl, 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 RolskyLast Updated: August 9, 2019activego, 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...