November 2011 Archives

GitHub-friendly README files with ExtUtils::MakeMaker and Module::Build

GitHub is a great place to host open-source projects and expose them to a wide community of developers, so it's not surprising that more and more Perl modules are making it their home.

One of the features of GitHub is that it checks if a repository has a README file in its root directory, and displays it on the home page of the repository. This makes the README file a good place to introduce your project to the public.

GitHub also understands a number of markup languages, such a…

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