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Commented on eBooks ... for Science!
There's work going on at the LaTeXML mailing list on a TeX to ePub proof of concept being tested on github There's a new blog post with snazzy images of gorgeous maths that blows mine out of the water....
Posted eBooks ... for Science! to enkidu
I slid into the world of eBooks when a half-price Nook sale collided with O'Reilly's
Posted Porting Tests to Perl 6 to enkidu
Just reading Brent Laabs post on Porting a Module to Perl 6 and two things occurred to me. The first was that I should start getting into Perl 6 sooner rather than later and get the few modules I'm involved with…
Posted Finally turning on to DBIx::Class to enkidu
It's a snow day and time to play. I have a cow orker who prefers to write all the business logic in SQL because he hasn't moved on from what he learnt in the 80's. Nice guy, but I suspect he has a hearing deficiency because he never listens to what I have to say (or he's got a nasty case of…
Posted What goes well with DBIx::Class - the review. to enkidu
In my case, it went very well with Fideos de Sepia and a nice glass of Fina Enguera.
This is not really a review of Dave's Perl School. His style is competent, informative, sometimes entertaining a…
Commented on Moose Mashing
I get the concept, but seem to lack the discipline to see the duck as an external entity. He just nods his little rubber head and never tells me how much of an idiot I've been. There is just something...
Posted But what goes well with DBIx::Class? to enkidu
Looking forward to Dave's PerlSchool on Saturday. I was satisfied with the format of his Moose school and found myself going back through the notes for how to set a default hashref for an attribute. Got…
Posted Moose Mashing to enkidu
Does Moose eliminate the sin of False Impatience* by making it so damn easy to just add a dash of OO to your script in order to avoid messing around with data structures? That's how I've started, so there's bound to be a few contusions as I find the corners of my own ignorance, digging out the…
Commented on A quick static file webserver
That’s what I’ve been looking for the last 2 months. Too many web servers on CPAN and too few Neil Bowers to sift through them all. That’s something that I can proudly share with my non-Perl friends....
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