June 2010 Archives

And Dist::Zooky too!

Dist::Zilla is fantastic, but I seem to have quite a few distributions I wanted to convert and doing the boilerplate for dist.ini from an existing distribution can be a little tedious.

Wouldn't it be great if there was a tool to do this for me?

And so Dist::Zooky was born.

( Embarressingly I had to explain the reference to RJBS, who found ="http://w…

Late to the party, but I brought bottles

I'd been procrastinating at looking at Dist::Zilla, but I thought I'd have a go with it this week.

And as usual I found some yaks to shave on my travels.

First off I had to port over Module::Install::GithubMeta to Dist::Zilla::Plugin::GithubMeta.

Flush with the success of this I decided to try converting some other of my Mod…

Smokebrew - It is like perlbrew but different

So, I finally got around to doing what I was threatening to do at Copenhagen and got a tool created to automate the building and configuration of perls for CPAN Testing.

Smokebrew is now available on CPAN and after some smoking of my own dog-food appears to work really really well.

The name was inspired by GUGOD's perlbrew, but /users/bingos/2010/06/index.html

About bingos

user-pic System administrator, part-time Perl hacker, full-time POE [poe.perl.org] evangelist. One day he will be made to pay for his crimes. He has some modules on CPAN [cpan.org]. They may or may not be useful