MetaCPAN Thanks Bytemark for Two Years as a Hosting Sponsor

Today I'd like to take a moment to recognize Bytemark, which has been a MetaCPAN hosting sponsor for over 2 years now. When our original hosting sponsor was no longer able to support us, we found ourselves in a tight position. We had 30 days to find a new solution in order to keep MetaCPAN online. Thanks to a very quick response from Bytemark (and Mark Keating, who helped us set up this arrangement) we had a seamless transition to our new host and new hardware.

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How I Spent my 2015 NY.pm Hackathon

The 2015 NY.pm hackathon was a really fun event. I've posted a report on how it all happened for me .

MetaCPAN Welcomes iDoneThis as a Sponsor

I've been doing a fair amount of mentoring work over the last couple of years with the Google Summer of Code (GSOC) and the GNOME Outreach Program for Women (now Outreachy). I've tried various ways of tracking progress of the interns, with varying degrees of success. What I've settled on and what has worked best for me is iDoneThis.

The beauty of this service is its simplicity. It's calendar-based and it lets you track two things: what you plan to do on a given day and what you've actually done on a g…

You Too Can Hack on MetaCPAN at the 2015 New York Perl Hackathon

I'm happy to say that I'll be participating in the 2015 New York Perl Hackathon. I'd like to thank Bloomberg, L.P. for sponsoring me so that I can attend this event.

While I'm at the hackathon, I hope to continue my work on MetaCPAN as I did at the QA Hackathon one week ago. I've put together a list of possible MetaCPAN projects. If anyone would like to take on any …

How I Spent My 2015 Perl QA Hackathon

One week ago I was in Berlin at the Perl Quality Assurance Hackathon (QAH), happily hacking away on MetaCPAN. Today I'll summarize the good, the bad and the ugly about my time in Berlin. Spoiler alert: it was all good.

The full post is here.