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Announcement for Sereal, a binary data serialization format, finally live!

It's been long in the making, but finally, I've gotten the Sereal announcement article in a shape that I felt somewhat comfortable with publishing. Designing and implementing Sereal was a true team effort and we really hope to see non-Perl implementations of it in the future. We're virtually committed to finish the Java decoder at least for our data-warehousing infrastructure. Any help and cooperation is welcome, as are patches to improve the actual text of the specification (which is kind of a weak point still).

By the way, for those who worried about the lack of a comment-system on the dev blog before, we've added Disqus-support.

But now, I'm just glad it's out there!

XS bits: Overloaded interfaces

A rather reasonable example of such a hybrid interface is ="htt…

XS bits: Which class is this object blessed into?

About Steffen Mueller

user-pic Physicist turned software developer. Working on Infrastructure Development at Apparently the only person who thinks the perl internals aren't nearly as bad as people make them. See also: the tech blog, CPAN.