November 2014 Archives

Web sites with source code for hacking

Once in a while people ask me what open source projects could the contribute to?

I don't mean projects like Bugzilla which is downloaded and run by the end user, but projects like MetaCPAN, or the web site of Rex.

I've started to create a list of web…

Shutting down the Perl Community AdServer

Unfortunately not many people host the code any more, and almost no one from those who might benefit from promoting their stuff there have ever sent me requests to include theirs ads. Therefore I am going to shut down the Perl Community Adserver which was hosted at two URLs: and

I went over the logfile and sent e-mail to every person I could identify who still has the code on their web site.

If you have ever included the adserver on your pages and I have no…

About Gabor Szabo

user-pic Perl author and trainer. Usually writing on other sites: Writing the Perl Maven tutorial Perl 6 articles. Started a Perl IDE. Running the Weekly Perl newsletter. My personal blog.