Dist::Zilla - Why you should use @Starter instead of @Basic

I posted previously about a new "starter" bundle for Dist::Zilla, the CPAN author's automation tool. I'd like to briefly try to answer the question: "Why should I care?"

If you're already happily using Dist::Zilla with an extensive configuration or plugin bundle of your own, this bundle isn't for you. But maybe you can get some ideas from the included plugins, I added a few to my author bundle!

If you're looking to get s…

Dist::Zilla::PluginBundle::Starter - A new way to start using Dist::Zilla

Dist::Zilla is an extremely powerful and versatile CPAN authoring tool, which has enabled me to reliably publish many distributions with minimal fuss. It has the ability to automate your entire distribution building, testing, and releasing process, customized to almost any workflow, but this ability does not come without cost. One of the biggest difficulties newcomers face is sorting out the overwhelming number of available plugins and how to use them together effectively. A good way to start…