New Dancer2 release already waiting on CPAN: 0.157000

Hey everyone!

A new version of Dancer2 has been shipped yesterday and is already waiting for you at a mirror nearby!

It has come to our attention that some people don’t follow public announcements made on mailing lists so I will also be releasing a public announcement on this blog when I release a new Dancer2 version (except patch versions).

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.