Stack Overfow Developer Survey 2020

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 older (and there aren't that many of them) but salaries are excellent.

I…

Late May Software Releases

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 release includes an API revamp, categories have finally been added, PDF files are now first class citizens, Docker image is much smaller, and many other fixes and small features.

Check it out here: https://github.com/Difegue…

Sqitch v1.1.0 released

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/sqitch/releases/tag/v1.1.0


New release of RT::Client::REST

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.

However this spurred me to take care of another PR that was been floating which allowed more verbose error messaging to be enabled. I also returned to my proposed fix for RT118729 which is because of mishandling of RT's stran…

Monitorix 3.12.0 released

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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The tl;dr is that it works really well for monitoring stand alone machines- which is what I used it for. It's tracks all sorts of metrics with minimal configuration…