A Static Archive of rt.cpan.org

I have created a static archive of rt.cpan.org - it is avaliable at https://rt-cpan.github.io/. This is now what will be the official static archive once rt.cpan.org is sunset.

The static archive is a git repo, hosted using github pages. The repo can be found at https://github.com/rt-cpan/rt-cpan.github.io and it has a README that explains how the archive is/was built and URL structure.

The archive is generally com…

A Static Archive of use.perl.org

In my previous post I added a footnote that "use.perl.org is difficult to get info out of now, it's basically dead. A lot of content is lost". That turned out to be not entirely true, it just needed some work to get to it

In the reddit comments, brian d foy mentioned Léon's WWW::UsePerl::Server, a module…

Some blogs.perl.org 10 Year Stats.

blogs.perl.org recently turned 10 years old. I was curious about the level of traffic so grabbed all of the post URLs and meta information to create the lists below. These are accurate up until the posting of this post (excluding this post):

  • Total Posts: 8,091
  • Total Posts (2016 Onwards): 2,595
  • Total Unique Authors: 676
  • Authors With Only 1 Post: 246

Most Active Authors (All Time):

  • byterock - 604
  • jt_smith - 442
  • ovid - 382
  • sawy…

Les Journées Perl / French Perl Workshop 2017

Nobody seems to have blogged about Les Journées Perl so I thought I would blog about Les Journées Perl. Or maybe I haven't been paying attention, or it passed by me in a state of crossing timezones?

I was travelling back from the UK office the weekend the workshop happened, so stopped by. I also uploaded a couple of photos to the perl_events Instagram feed. The workshop was held in the Carrefour numérique in the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie in Paris - a very interesting space within a very interesting space. Possibly one …

The Perl Toolchain Summit 2017 + Perl Events Instagram Feed

I'm shortly going to drive back to Switzerland after attending the Perl Toolchain Summit in Lyon. I was mostly here on photo duties, but between taking photos did manage to file a bug against Time::HiRes, which seems to be down to some unexpected behaviour in File::Spec::Unix after testing the RC of 5.26 against our stack.

I also managed to provide a little help to the metacpan developers by getting to the bottom of an issue upgrading the VM for use w…