July 2010 Archives

Pod to ePub to iBooks

Olaf Alders's recent post about CPAN on your iPhone gave me the impetus to look at an idea I had after iBooks became available on the iPhone and iPad: to convert Perl Pod documents to ePub format for offline reading.

So I created a simple pod2epub program and here are the results along with some free books from the iBooks store:

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Yet Another Perl 6 Logo

I recently saw Sebastian Riedel's designs for Perl logos, which I like quite a lot, and it reminded me of some of my own ideas in this area.

When the Camelia logo came out I created a few designs for a variation on the butterfly logo based on twin infinities. I don't really have the skill to render them as artistically or as polished as I would wish but the basic idea was something like the following:

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About John McNamara

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