Hello, If you ask me about the best features of Perl then there will be many answers CPAN, Hashes, RegX etc etc but the one of the hidden feature of perl is The Schwartzian Transform. This is a technique that allows you to efficiently sort by a computed, secondary index. Let’s say that you wanted to… Read More »
Where Tcl and Tk Went Wrong http://journal.dedasys.com/2010/03/30/where-tcl-and-tk-went-wrong – a very important read for every Perl programmer!
Just read a nice and clear tutorial on Unicode in Perl by Mark Rajcok. http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Perl_Programming/Unicode_UTF-8 For more on Perl Unicode you can also go through perlunitut. regards Pradeep
Hello I am sharing a presentation on Perl Myths directly from author of the Perl DBI module, Tom Brnce. He has given a detailed analysis of myths associated with Perl and future of Perl5/ Perl 6. [slideshare id=2044080&doc=perl-myths-200909-090922145348-phpapp01] Enjoy!
See the link below for a excellent intro video on Catalyst MVC framework. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmm56R0Nqis http://wiki.dandascalescu.com/howtos/catalyst/introduction_to_catalyst#comment-32571154 The guy has done great job for putting all together. I hope this will help in accelerating Catalyst learning. I am waiting for more videos on Catalyst like using DBIx::Class, REST controller etc.
While looking for open source PDF generators I came across some very interesting engines available like Apache FOP and some very good PHP based engines too. My basic requirement was to run it as a batch process in Linux/Perl. The engine should supports CSS and if possible should supports PDF/A and SVG too. After doing a… Read More »
I was reading over internet regarding the performance issue of Perl bundled in some Redhat versions (A combination of Rehhat and Perl version) which uses multiple bless/overload. Vipul’s blog has given a good insight on this problem. Well, Red hat has finally registered the bug last year on Bugzilla. Would recommend everybody falling under this should test it. You can test your… Read More »
I am really impressed by the quality of questions and solutions given in http://stackoverflow.com/ The site uses advance web 2.0 features too. Hope you guys enjoy there.
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