Joel Berger

  • Website:
  • About: As I delve into the deeper Perl magic I like to share what I can.
Subscribe to feed Recent Actions from Joel Berger

  • fibo commented on Bounty for fixing CPAN modules

    Bountysource is ok, but, take a look also on Flattr.

    I rememeber I suggested the use og Gittip to Community (see but after an evaluation they chose Flattr so I guess it is a good option to have a flattr button on metacpan and CPAN.

  • rockyb commented on A Basic Challenge

    I don't know how others feel, but both of these while having some coolness isn't as direct or cool as how you do this with C++. Doing something not as good, albeit a long time ago isn't the same thing, IMHO.

  • rollbear commented on A Basic Challenge

    Hullo all,

    I don't generally write in Perl, so in many ways I don't belong here. But I was made aware of this challenge, and since I'm the one guilty of the C++ stuff, I thought I'd introduce myself. Hi there!

    Are you sure you want to show that Perl can be an even weirder language than C++ is?

    I understand the spirit. I did this in part because I was amazingly bored, and in part because an ex-colleague complained about having inherited code that reminded him of BASIC. The combination of the two made horns grow on my forehead, and they weren't the BSD type.


  • Makoto Nozaki commented on Bounty for fixing CPAN modules

    As a start, I have made a list of ideas I gathered and also added a link to BountySource. Feedback will be welcomed!

  • Henryk Paluch commented on A Simple Mojolicious/DBI Example


    For Unicode support there are few fixes needed:


    use Encode;
    plugin Charset => {charset => 'utf-8'};

    modify / method to:

    any '/' => sub {
      my $self = shift;
      my $rows = $self->select;
      # convert utf-8 octets -> unicode
      for my $Item ( @{ $rows } ){
          map { $_ = decode('utf-8',$_) } @{ $Item };
      $self->stash( rows => $rows );

    Best regards

     —Henryk Paluch

Subscribe to feed Responses to Comments from Joel Berger

About is a common blogging platform for the Perl community. Written in Perl and offering the modern features you’ve come to expect in blog platforms, the site is hosted by Dave Cross and Aaron Crane, with a design donated by Six Apart, Ltd.