May 2011 Archives

GitHub-like activity indicator for authors and distributions

(Note: open the post to see the indicators. doesn't show them on the summary page)

Indexing the whole CPAN to the beta version of MetaCPAN just finished. Here is one example of what you can do with the data available from MetaCPAN:

This is rafl's activity over the last 24 month.


First week of GSoC and progress made with MetaCPAN

As you might have heard, my MetaCPAN project has been accepted for the Google Summer of Code. If you are unfamiliar with the proposal, you can find it here.

The first few weeks are called the "bonding period". In this period the student is supposed to bond with their mentors and the community, read docs and get to know the project.

My tasks for this period are mainly to contact maintainers and author of CPAN Ratings, CPAN Testers and CPAN Vote to figure out how to include their data in the in…

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