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who cares about dependencies?

I used to worry, now, not so much. Here is my journey to less stress and worry.

Sometimes programmers have to develop applications for production environments that are less than ideal. By less than ideal I mean things like having a Perl version that was End of Life (EOL) December 16 2008, I am looking at you RHEL/CentOS 5.x. Add to that not being able to install CPAN modules or make other changes to the system. The setup I just described is far too common for developers (think shared hosting) and it is frustrating every time you run into it.

One way to solve this problem is to…

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user-pic I like writing Perl code and since most of it is open source I might as well talk about it too. @KirkKimmel on twitter