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Dean

  • Website: pfstore.com.au
  • About: I blog about Perl. Need an open source firewall or some perl work in Australia? Give me a call!
  • Posted Stack Overfow Developer Survey 2020 to dean

    There's a lot in it and we could question some of the methodology, but here's some thoughts.

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    Perl developers are ="https://…

  • Posted Late May Software Releases to dean

    There have been several! LANraragi, ZEVENET CE, LedgerSMB, and Sympa. All great perl software!

    LANraragi v.0.7.0 -- Cat People (Putting Out Fire)

    Web application for archival and reading of manga/doujinshi. Lightweight and Docker-ready for NAS/servers.

    This…

  • Posted Sqitch v1.1.0 released to dean

    Sqitch is a database change management application. It currently supports PostgreSQL 8.4+, SQLite 3.7.11+, MySQL 5.0+, Oracle 10g+, Firebird 2.0+, Vertica 6.0+, Exasol 6.0+ and Snowflake.

    Changelog at ="https://github.com/sqitchers/s…

  • Commented on New release of RT::Client::REST
    Thanks to people who have actually sent in tiny fixes for minor edge cases. Theyre much appreciated...
  • Posted New release of RT::Client::REST to dean

    A very welcome PR for adding the new SLA parameters for RT 4.4.3 was provided to RT::Client::REST on githib, which went out in v0.57 just earlier this week.

  • Commented on Keyhole surgery 100% successful
    Modern medicine is amazing. Its great news youre doing well....
  • Commented on perlmodules.net remake
    neat....
  • Posted Monitorix 3.12.0 released to dean

    Another great Perl software that I find very useful is Monitorix.

    Monitorix is FOSS lightweight system monitoring designed to monitor as many services and system resources as possible.

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  • Posted LANraragi v.0.6.8 - Cool Cat to dean

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    LANraragi is a web application for archival and reading of manga/doujinshi. It's lightweight and Docker-ready for NAS/servers. There is even a standing o…

  • Commented on Paws XXXXIX (Very Close)
    Amazing...
  • Commented on Shorewall 5.2.3.5 Released!
    I find its perfect for managing local iptables rules on single servers. Having sharded config makes it easy to manage with Rex....
  • Posted Shorewall 5.2.3.5 Released! to dean

    Shorewall 5.2.3.5 is now available for download. Shorewall is a gateway/firewall configuration tool for GNU/Linux, written in Perl.

    Problems Corrected:

    1) A typo in the FTP documentation h…
  • Posted Sympa 6.2.50 released to dean

    The Sympa Community is proud to release the newest version of Sympa.

    Sympa 6.2.50 is the newest stable version of Sympa 6.2.

  • Commented on Some blogs.perl.org 10 Year Stats.
    They seem to add up over time......
  • Commented on Long time no see
    All the best with your surgery. What an amazing time in the history of humanity to be having major surgery via small incisions that allow tiny tools to find their way throughout out bodies. As a fellow Australian who's toddler...
  • Commented on Can't post a comment here -- dunno why
    Possibly the software should be called 'Removable Type'...
  • Posted Apache SpamAssassin 3.4.3 has been released! to dean

    Apache SpamAssassin 3.4.3 contains numerous tweaks and bug fixes as we prepare to move to version 4.0.0 with better, native UTF-8 handling. There are a number of functional patches, improvements…

  • Commented on Perl 5 development has moved to Github
    It certainly seems wise to ensure that discussions had on p5p and irc, are at least summarized in a pull request / gh issue, or even in the commit message. In terms of workflows, from memory, projects have had issues...
  • Commented on Would you like to get one user instead of the top of TIBOE?
    It would be interesting to see those for data in the current decade....
  • Commented on LedgerSMB 1.7.3 released
    I have found that if youre not familiar with how business accounts work, its going to be hard to get started. If you're new to business you would almost certainly find that well known "cloud" accounting softwares are much easier...
  • Posted LedgerSMB 1.7.3 released to dean

    The LedgerSMB project aims to prevent small and mid-size businesses from getting locked-in by their accounting software vendor by providing free and open source accounting software, integrating invoicing, order processing, quotations and more (ERP). It's all…

  • Posted Convos - A multiuser chat application. to dean

    From the blurb:

    Convos is the simplest way to use IRC. It is always online, and accessible to your web browser, both on desktop and mobile. Run it on your home server, or cloud service easily. It can be deployed to Docker-based cloud services, or you can just run it as a normal Mo…
  • Commented on Would you like to get one user instead of the top of TIBOE?
    I think this is a fascinating insight. Would you be so kind as to elaborate?...
  • Posted Sympa 6.2.48 released to dean

    I missed this release but it's only a little over a month old, so its still news.

    Sympa 6.2.48 is the newest stable version of Sympa 6.2.

    Sympa is an electronic mailing list manager. It is used to automate list management functi…

  • Posted Tabs or spaces for indentation? Statistics on 3.8 million Perl files created in 24 years to dean

    I spotted this on The Twitter, someone processed lots of code to find the truth on this topic of disagreement.

    "After I have processed data in the database, I decided to watch from each author he uses for padding. I expect that the most …
  • Commented on Request for Feedback: Perl Documentation Site
    You might like to plug in something like "mouseflow" (paid) or similar. ClickHeat seems to be the only foss one that i have come across. They are extremely helpful in working out whats valuable on the screen and what isnt....
  • Commented on Request for Feedback: Perl Documentation Site
    Might I suggest to add something like ClickHeat (or pay for mouseflow) to help determine how people are responding to the page layout? Such a tool would help identify peoples unconscious behaviors and provide science instead of peoples preferences....
  • Posted Raku gets its very own subreddit to dean

    This is a sensible step forward for both languages.

    The moderators of r/perl have had a discussion and we've agreed that going forward, this subreddit will be for the discussion of Perl 5 (and, I guess, earlier versions). Posts about Raku are off-topic here. I think that's what mo…
  • Commented on Request for Feedback: Perl Documentation Site
    What are the weaknesses you are trying to overcome? I certainly agree that lots can be done to improve the perldoc website, but none of them are leaping out at me on your revision....
  • Posted Change offers amazing opportunites to dean

    The Camelia mascot of the language now known as Raku is a brightly coloured metaphor for the transition from Perl 6 to it's new identity. My hope is that having emerged from it's cocoon, Raku will flap it's wings and fly skyward, boldy seeking new adventures.

    I congratulate the team for ma…

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