May 2011 Archives

use strict;

I came across a recently written module by a very smart person who I am friends with, and the module neglected to 'use strict;'

Do you do this? If so, why? Please add your reason in the comments. I'm somewhat flabbergasted that anyone wouldn't use strict in this day and age.

Perl 5.14.0 benchmarks and RPMS

I've been struggling for a while with the issues of deploying Perl applications in enterprise setups for in house Perl applications. So I rolled a couple of RPM spec files for 5.12.3 and 5.14.0 with the eventual goal of being able to deploy Perl applications on RPM based distributions (Fedora and Centos) without needing the system perl binaries to run the app.

I built a couple of RPMs and ran PerlBench on them, 5.14.0 has some nice results:

I dubbed my effort 'fredp…

PSGI and DotCloud

DotCloud is a second generation Platform-as-a-service provider with
Perl stack with PSGI web application support. Tatsuhiko Miyagawa, who
works for the company as a software engineer, explains how to develop
your PSGI based web applications and deploy it to DotCloud.

DotCloud -

Miyagawa on CPAN -

Miyagawa's blog -

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