Jason A. Crome

  • Posted It's the Twelve Days of Dancer! to Jason A. Crome

    (apologies for not posting this sooner)

    It's the Twelve Days of Dancer! This year, we have opted for a mini-advent calendar rather than a full 24 articles. This year's calendar has a lot to offer, including (*hint*) some crossover articles with another framework. ="http://advent.per…

  • Posted Charlotte Perl Mongers meet-and-greet to Jason A. Crome

    If you're a Perl developer in the Charlotte, NC area, come to the first social event for the Charlotte Perl Mongers! For more details, or to RSVP, check us out on Meetup.

    Hope to see you there!

  • Posted Dancer2 0.207000 released to Jason A. Crome

    The latest version of Dancer2 is out the door, and it is chock full of changes! A few new features worth noting include:

    • send_as() now allows you to easily send plain text content (in addition to JSON and other formats (Steve Dondley)
    • Mutable serialization with custom mappin…
  • Posted New Dancer::Plugin::reCAPTCHA released to Jason A. Crome

    After a long, long time, Dancer::Plugin::reCAPTCHA has been updated. Most important in this release is that it now supports reCAPTCHA v2. Earlier versions only supported the v1 API, which is no longer usable. This required some minor changes to the module's API. Please see the POD for…

  • Posted Dancer2::Session::CHI released to Jason A. Crome

    I added a new session storage backend for Dancer2 today. Dancer2::Session::CHI is on its way to your local CPAN mirror. If you are currently using CHI in your Dancer2 applications, this will let you use CHI as your backing datastore for storage data. Please see the pod for details.


  • Commented on 2018 Dancer Advent Calendar
    Thank you! Please ping me on IRC (cromedome). I am putting together an email list for those working on the articles. Essentially, write an article, send it to us, we will add it to the advent calendar github repo, at...
  • Posted 2018 Dancer Advent Calendar to Jason A. Crome

    On behalf of the Dancer Core Team, I am trying to get a 2018 Dancer Advent Calendar organized, and we would like your help and input!

    How can you help? It's simple! Are there articles covering some specific area of Dancer or its ecosystem that you would like to know more about? Just reply …

  • Posted Dancer2::Logger::Log4perl released to Jason A. Crome

    We’ve been missing a Log4perl plugin for Dancer2 for, well, forever, and this weekend I have released Dancer2::Logger::Log4perl.

    This was originally developed by Ryan Larscheidt and Jon Miner at the University of Wisconsin. I have added a minimal test, a little pod, and wrapped a release…

  • Posted New Dancer trial version released to Jason A. Crome

    David Precious has just released a new trial version of Dancer. There are some rather significant changes under the hood, and…

  • Posted Dancer2 0.206000 released, addresses potential security issues to Jason A. Crome

    Dancer2 0.206000 has been released, and it is recommended that all users of Dancer2 should upgrade as soon as it is feasible to address several potential security issues:

    • There is a potential RCE with regards to Storable. We have added session ID validation to the session engine s…

  • Posted Dancer2 0.206000_02 Trial Released to Jason A. Crome

    This is a quick update to yesterday's Dancer2 release to fix a couple of minor issues reported by the community. Please see the Changes file for details.

    Thank you for the swift feedback! We are targeting an official release on or before April 20th.

    Keep Dancing!

  • Posted Dancer2 0.206000_01 trial version released to Jason A. Crome

    A trial release of Dancer2 (0.206000_01) was just uploaded, and should be available on your local mirror soon. This release addresses some couple of potential security exploits, and could use some scrutiny prior to an official release.

    Please see the release for the full list of changes.…

  • Posted Dancer2 0.205002 released; survey update to Jason A. Crome

    Dancer2 0.205002 has just been released and is on its way to your favorite CPAN mirror. Highlights include a number of documentation improvements (thank you, simbabque and ambs!) and the fixing of some lingering and pesky bugs (thanks to Nick Tonkin, Pierre Vigier, and our very own bigpresh,…

  • Posted Dancer 2017 Survey: Update to Jason A. Crome

    We are a week into the Dancer 2017 Survey, and we have received 77 responses to date. The Core Team has received a lot of great feedback from the community so far, and it has already resulted in some exciting new work, the most notable of which being the release of Dancer2::Plugin::Websocket by…

  • Posted Dancer Survey 2017 to Jason A. Crome

    On behalf of the Dancer Core Team, I would like to announce the availability of the Perl Dancer 2017 Survey. As Dancer 2 has become stable and matured, the Core Team is sometimes left to wonder what our community wants from us next, as it is the greatest deciding factor in focusing our efforts.…

  • Posted Dancer2 0.205001 improves documentation and internals to Jason A. Crome

    The Dancer Core team has just released Dancer2 0.205001. This release primarily fixes some documentation issues with a couple of notable exceptions:

    • If HTTP::XSCookies is installed, Dancer2 will check at install time to see if the correct version i…

  • Posted Dancer2 0.205000 improves application speed, deprecates request->dispatch_path to Jason A. Crome

    Dancer2 0.205000 is on it’s way to CPAN, and brings with it a number of bug fixes, documentation improvements, and enhancements. The changes with the most potential impact to your existing applications include:

    • Migrating from MooX::Types to …

  • Posted Dancer2 0.204003 fixes missing dependencies, improves error handling to Jason A. Crome

    Dancer2 0.204003 is on its way to CPAN now, and provides the following changes:

    • The CPANTS testing service reported that some dependencies for Dancer2 were not specified in the distribution. This has been corrected, and we apologize for an…
  • Posted Dancer2 0.204002 is now available, fixes public_dir option, adds plugin convenience to Jason A. Crome

    Your early holiday gift from the Dancer Core Team has arrived - Dancer2 0.204002 is on its way to your favorite CPAN mirror. This release provides the following:

    • A fix for public_dir: When using public_dir , Dancer2 no…
  • Posted Dancer2 0.204001 restores 5.8 support, fixes Test::Perl::Critic dependencies to Jason A. Crome

    Dancer2 0.204001 is on its way to a CPAN mirror near you. There are several important updates in this release that are worth noting:

    • Support for Perl 5.8 support has been restored. We used a named capture in a regex in resolving an issue in Dancer2 0.204000 and in the process, mad…

  • Posted Dancer2 0.204000 improves app config, content caching, and dependency management to Jason A. Crome

    Fresh off of Perl.Dance 2016 is Dancer2 0.204000. The latest version of Dancer2 is on its way to a CPAN mirror near you.

    This version brings some compelling enhancements and features:

    • Improved configuration handling (Jonathan Duff):

    You can now create a local v…

  • Posted Dancer2 0.203001 improves speed of apps, fixes missing dependency to Jason A. Crome

    Dancer2 0.203001 is on its way to a CPAN mirror near you. It is essentially a maintenance release, with only two minor changes:

    • Class::Load was replaced by Module::Runtime. This will result in a slightly faster exec…

  • Posted Dancer2 0.203000 improves session security, fixes decoding bugs to Jason A. Crome

    Dancer2 0.203000 is on its way to a CPAN mirror near you. This version brings some important security improvements and bugfixes:

    • It is considered good security practice to change a session ID whenever any change in privilege level occurs (such as logging into an app). Not only is thi…
  • Posted Dancer 0.202000 allows plugins to call DSL (even of other plugins!) and fixes unicode support for parameter methods to Jason A. Crome

    Dancer2 0.202000 is on its way to a CPAN mirror near you, and brings several important bug fixes and enhancements.

    Plugins may now easily call the application’s DSL using $self->dsl. For example, logging a debugging message is as easy as ="p…

  • Posted Dancer2 0.201000 Released to Jason A. Crome

    Dancer 2 0.201000 is on its way to a CPAN mirror near you.

    The Dancer Core Developers are sad to announce the retirement of David Golden (xdg) from the core team. Dancer2 was made much better by his many contributions, and we are extremely grateful for all he has done.

    We’d a…

  • Posted Dancer 0.200003 Released to Jason A. Crome

    Dancer 0.200003 is on its way to a CPAN mirror near you. I'd like to give a big shout out to the rest of the Dancer core team and our awesome community members for their work in bringing this release to fruition.

    There are several changes in particular worth noting:

    - There is a se…

  • Commented on Veure's Test Suite
    A little extra info: Without going into too many specifics about security, there was a period of time where running Devel::NYTProf was showing that the password hashing code we are using was - by far - using the largest amount...
  • Posted Support PerlDancer.... get a book! to Jason A. Crome

    Do you use Dancer? Even if you don't, want to help one of the most awesome projects in the Perl community grow and reach a wider audience? You can, and you can get a copy of the book we're writing for helping us out.

    It's simple: go to ="https://w…

  • Posted More Dancer2 goodness to Jason A. Crome

    Task::Dancer2 0.04 and Dancer2::Plugin::Queue 0.005 are on their way to CPAN. D22::P::Queue had test failures preventing it from installing. Task::Dancer2 re-enabled Queue in the bundle, and also the REST plugin.


  • Posted Dancer2 module updates now on CPAN to Jason A. Crome

    Last night Task::Dancer2 0.03 and Dancer2::Session::JSON 0.002 made their way to CPAN. Thanks to xdg and Yanick for their help with this. More updates to come in the following…

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