Tag Archives: CPAN

How to use Devel::Cover

In Perl Node Interface blog I found a interesting entry on the methods to use Devel::Cover. If you want to check more on Perl Node Interface (PNI) see the detailed installation instructions on this link. Enjoy the new Perl module.  

Data Serialization in Perl

Before I dig more into details let’s try to understand some basic facts about Serialization : What exactly Serialization is? Serialization is the process of converting a data structure or object into a format that can be stored (for example, in a file or memory buffer, or transmitted across a network connection link) and “resurrected” later in the same or… Read More »

Installing Perl modules with cpanminus

While browsing CPAN I found an intersting module by Tatsuhiko Miyagawa cpanminus.  Basically, this is a script to get, unpack, build and install modules from CPAN. The best part of  is it’s dependency free, requires zero configuration, and stands alone. When running, it requires only 10MB of RAM. [Source: CPAN] There are Debian packages, RPMs, FreeBSD… Read More »