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Ron Savage

  • Website: savage.net.au/
  • About: I try to write all code in Perl, but find I end up writing in bash, CSS, HTML, JS, and SQL, and doing database design, just to get anything done...
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  • morandimus commented on Else Clauses on Loops

    Grinnz, I think the functionality of the continue block would be unaffected. It is executed after each iteration of the loop body, so if the loop block is executed at least once, the continue block is executed at least once (and the else block is skipped), and if the loop body is never executed, the continue block is never executed (and the else block is executed).

    That said, are both of the following allowed? Is there a difference in execution between them? Is the second nonsensical and should be disallowed?

      while …

  • Brian E. Lozier commented on Google juice

    I really like the search.cpan.org interface and I actually skip over the metacpan google links. Mostly because the font size is bigger and more readable and the content isn't squished into the middle of a 3-column layout. But also it's less cluttered and doesn't bug me to log in. What is the history behind metacpan? Why do all the contributors choose to work there instead of improving search.cpan.org?

    I wonder if the premise of your post is incorrect. It seems like you are saying that the traffic is low(er) because people don't know about it, and that if we all improve the googl…

  • Gábor Szabó - גאבור סבו commented on Google juice

    search.cpan.org is closed source. It has not been updated for about 10 years. (AFAIK There were some minor tweaks.) MetaCPAN is Open Source.


    Most of the traffic to search.cpan.org comes from search Engines.


    See some CPAN traffic numbers here

  • gflynn commented on A Simple Mojolicious/DBI Example

    Before I ask a question, let me say thank you for all the examples and explanations (I see your name frequently).

    I have gotten a handle on the fundamentals of Mojolicious. The one thing I can not find any information on is, creating a schema from and existing MS SQL database then connecting.

    Everything I read is SQLite or any other version beside MS SQL. I’m starting to wonder if it’s similar to Corona SDK in that you create a sql database to store information, then push that data to your server DB.

    If anyone else has any experience or information PLEASE…

  • Diab Jerius commented on Trials and troubles with changing @INC

    Thanks!

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