Are conference speakers compensated

Recently brian d foy wrote about compensation for conference speakers. The term "dirty secret" prompted me to write about it as well.

Who's running @PerlUpdate account on Twitter?

Does anyone know the answer?

It's currently just publishing anything that has the word "Perl" in it. You'd be surprised how many people have "Perl" as their last name.

If you know who the person is behind the account, please contact me, or contact them telling them I would like to contact them about it.

It's getting ridiculous.

Major Dancer 2 release: 0.140000

(cross-posted from the Dancer users mailing list)

Hey everyone!

I just released a new version of Dancer 2. It's a major one. I'd like to share a bit about it. hosting a Perl hackathon!

At we decided to cook up a special surprise this cold February: we're hosting our first hackathon!

But since we like surprises, there is one more surprise. We will have a special guest: Stevan Little. Yes, that Stevan Little.

New Dancer 2 release: 0.11

Hi everyone!

A new version of Dancer 2 has just been uploaded to CPAN: 0.11.

Before we go over the changes we've had, I'd like to take a moment to welcome Russell Jenkins (veryrusty) as a member of the Dancer core dev team. Russell has done tremendous work on Dancer and provided patches, feedback, corrections, insight, and more. He's been a crucial member of the team for some time, and it's about time for him to join officially. Please welcome Russell!

Much has changed since the last release. There had been a lot of documentation fixes and improvements. Documentation i…