July 2011 Archives

Exciting updates to MetaCPAN

MetaCPAN went live with the switch over to Catalyst (previously we hadn't been using a framework at all) this morning.

The main aim was to make it easier for people to contribute and also to extend.

An unintended consequence was a significant increase in speed. We've not delved into the details - but the lesson learned is that using something as established and polished as Catalyst really makes a big difference compared to putting something together from scratch.

We've also added an e…

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