Writing About Perl

Abigail abigail at abigail.be
Tue Aug 23 12:45:58 BST 2011

On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 12:24:05PM +0100, Pete Smith top-posted:
> I think that devs are interested in tools that let them get things up  
> and running with little effort, so perhaps an article explaining how  
> easy it is to use catalyst/dancer/mojo + dbic + plack (with a bit of  
> moose thrown in) using distro packages (cpan probably frustrates newbies  
> to perl if installation / tests fail) to get a web app up and running in  
> a few minutes.
> That was the appeal of ruby and rails as far as I can make out.

So, the point of the assignment (which is to show how Perl has moved on
in the last 10 years) is going to be "after 10 years, we now can do what
Ruby on Rails can"?

> On 23/08/11 11:39, Dave Cross wrote:
>> So, purely hypothetically...
>> If a popular Linux magazine had given you the opportunity to write a
>> 3000 word article giving a practical project-based demonstration of how
>> Perl had moved on in the last ten years, what would you do? What would
>> you write about?


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