I was reading about the Inline module the other day, so naturally I looked to see if there was a binding for one of my other favorite languages, Lua. Sure enough, Inline::Lua exists; however, it has not seen a new release in nearly five years, and it doesn't even build on perls newer than 5.10. I like this idea enough that I'd like to put some time into it and cut a new release; however, I haven't been able to reach the author. So, in accordance with the guidelines I read in the…
I had to make a last-minute drive to Chicago last Friday, which is about a two-and-a-half hour trip from Madison. So naturally, to pass the time, I loaded up my phone with podcasts. When I was about halfway home, it hit me: I didn't have any Perl podcasts on my phone! Unfortunately, I don't know of Perl podcasts; I've seen Perlcast, but it looks like it hasn't been updated in a year and a half. So, this is a call to the Perl community: are there any Perl podcasts out there?
A lot of people use MySQL, and these days, asynchronous-style programming has really taken off. If you're involved in both of these camps, you may be wondering
for each connection, and exchange data using IPC. However, if you're using Perl and DBD-mysql 4.019 or better, you have an alternative: the new asynchronous interface.
Using the new
- Fire up Catalyst.
- Click through half a dozen controls in the UI.
- Enter some data.
- Click “submit”.
- Watch the web application give you an angry error.
As you can imagine, the ti…