brian d foy, About Perl for BuiltInPerl.com

One of my first CPAN modules was Business::ISBN , a module I made to solve a dirty data problem a publishing customer handed me. In their large Excel file representing their catalog of books, they knew they had a lot of bad data. It hadn't really mattered too much before they had a website because the editors and sales people knew what the data should be; the web not so much. Could I fix it? Although it mi ...

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Happy 20th, CPAN!

2015-08-20 13:48:27 admin News 0 Comments

The Comprehensive Perl Archive Network officially reached its 20th year of existence this August the 16th.  Initially designed as a medium to gather, mirror and disseminate open source Perl packages, CPAN gradually evolved into a community of professionals dealing with the development of better packaging and establishing module naming conventions. In its long and prosperous existence, CPAN managed to create an active community, both a pillar and an online library in the Perl un ...

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