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…