December 2012 Archives

Re-Announcing Mojolicious::Plugin::InstallablePaths

A few days ago, I announced the release of Mojolicious::Plugin::ModuleBuild. After some thinking I realized that without much (any?) changes it would work more generally, even with the ExtUtils::MakeMaker toolchain. Therefore I am now announcing the availability of Mojolicious::Plugin::InstallablePaths.

The general concept is that Mojolicious applications assume a certain directory structure for use locally. To make a CPAN-installable distribution out of that application one must move some directories. Further, if packaging using Module::Build, even more changes had to be applied.

Mojolicious::Plugin::InstallablePaths allows a consistent usage in all phases of development and with either build tool (EUMM or Module::Build). Hopefully this helps encourage people to think of their Mojolicious apps as candidates for CPAN and makes it easier for them to share them with the world that way!

The old module will be marked for deletion and the old blog entry will be removed as well, so don’t try to use it, its going away.

A Question of Location

The great detective was staring at the door, as he had done for the past two weeks. He needed a case to occupy that mind. Thankfully today the door opened and Holmes had a case.

A man stepped in and introduced himself as Mr. Mokko.

“Watson, here is a man having troubles with Perl.”

“Holmes, how can you know that?”

“We can tell from the lines on his face, the stiff wrists and the pads of his fingers that he a much maligned sysadmin; from the Hawaiian shirt and the hat that he’s into the Perl scene. The scowl and the fact that he’s here on our doorstep tells me that he’s having troubles.”

Holmes looked back to the man and said, “Come now, you must tell me the tale.”

About Joel Berger

user-pic As I delve into the deeper Perl magic I like to share what I can.