Platform as a Service Shootout

Tonight we are having a Platform as a Service shootout at MadMongers. The contenders are Docker, Heroku, Stakato, dotCloud, and OpenShift. Hope to see you there.

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I’m pleased to announce the release of USPS::RateRequest 0.0100. We’ve been developing this module in-house at The Game Crafter for a couple years now. It’s much faster than Business::Shipping, because it submits multiple simultaneous requests to USPS rather than doing them in series. And it’s more accurate than your typical request because it uses the result of Box::Calc to determine the exact dimensions and weight of…

PaaS Anti-Patterns

PaaS Anti-Patterns:

As we prepare to do a series of talks on Platform as a Service (PaaS) at the next MadMongers, I felt this article on Anti-Paterns for PaaS would be a nice share.

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Firebase - Build Realtime Apps

Firebase - Build Realtime Apps:

I’ve been using Firebase a lot lately to build real-time web apps both in Perl and in Javascript. I figured it was high-time I give them a shout. If you are looking for an easy way to build real-time web apps, have a look at Firebase

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MadMongers Tonight

Come hang out with us at Essen Haus tonight and participate in a series of mini-talks about where Perl can go. You might be surprised. 

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