November 2009 Archives

Converting Pod to search.cpan style HTML

    pod2cpanhtml > some_module.html

I initially wrote the executable in response to a question on PerlMonks. It is just a very thin wrapper around ="…

Example programs and the Cookbook approach

Gabor Szabo wrote an post about Supplying examples with CPAN modules which struck me as a really good idea.

Spreadsheet::WriteExcel includes over 70 example programs so I put together a program that could be called from the makefile to build a Pod document of the examples.

Example programs are invaluable. They act as a first line of defense against frequently asked questions and they also help people who pre…

About John McNamara

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