Category: perl

  • Man, that sucks

    I’ve dropped from a google pagerank of 7 to 5. I need to be more interesting, it seems. So, things… Unit testing with Perl is fun. You should all take a look at petdance‘s WWW::Mechanize and Test::WWW::Mechanize. If one were to want to make a bot to grab all of one’s financial data from one’s […]

  • Mono stuff

    1) A.J. is writing unit tests against Microsoft.Xna. We’ll use these unit tests as a sort of specification for Mono.Xna. Same as the perl6 smoke tests. 2) Speaking of perl6, I saw Audrey Tang at work the other day. She’s traveling around working on the bits. She’s planning to visit Boston and Ximian on May […]

  • State of the C.J. – 20060625

    C.J. Blathers about recent major changes in his life. https://colliertech.com/~cjcollier/confidential/sateOfTheCJ20060625.ogg https://colliertech.com/~cjcollier/confidential/sateOfTheCJ20060625.mp3 Mail me for credentials.

  • Shaking things up

    It’s been a hectic week, and it’s only Tuesday. My wife and I recently made a decision to move on from MySQL. My passion is software development, and my experience doesn’t lend itself well to database development. Therefore, I’m returning to Amazon on Monday, if my intel is correct. Through a strange series of coincidences, […]

  • New release of DBD::mysql (v3.0004)

    Patrick released a new version of the perl MySQL connector. This .pm was my introduction to the mysql world, way back in the day. If you can program your way out of a perl brown paper bag and you haven’t used this tool yet, I recommend you write a hello world program to get familiar […]

  • Interaction

    Hey all. Please comment on this entry. I’m trying to get an idea of who’s listening to what I say. Why do you read this blog? Are you interested in community wireless networks? OpenGL development on Linux? Family? Business Intelligence? Synchronizaton Manager news? Freecycle™ development? Random Perl bits? Something else I’ve forgotten about? I’m finding […]

  • YAPC::NA

  • Have I mentioned Perl yet? No…

    I write and enjoy Perl. If you want to know how to write Perl, let me know, and I’ll try to schedule some time to learn you what I know…