The Perl Advent Calendar 2022 Call for Papers is Now Open

In the year 2000, the world was a different place. Y2K was still fresh in our memories, many of us had just partied like it was 1999 and Mark Fowler had given up eating chocolate.

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Making Dynamically Required Package Names More Discoverable in Perl

I've been using perlimports a lot at $work. I'm generally quite happy with perlimports, but it can get confused by modules which are being dynamically used. Fortunately, there's one little trick that can help in this scenario.

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Finding unused variables in your Perl code

I've put together a brief overview of some of the ways to automate finding unused variables in your Perl code:

https://www.olafalders.com/2022/02/22/finding-unused-perl-variables/

Opening Files Quickly from Inside vim

I use ot a lot when it comes to opening files. I wanted to be able to use this tool from inside vim as well. It turns out, the solution is quite simple.

Full post: https://www.olafalders.com/2022/01/05/open-this-file-from-inside-vim/


CPAN Bus Factor

Perhaps you've noticed a new metric when browsing MetaCPAN?

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