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Perl::Critic and Modern::Perl

I’ve tended to use Perl::Critic for keeping my Perl in some semblence of a readable state for a while now. And since I started using newer Perls, I’ve also used Modern::Perl instead of ‘use strict; use warnings; use feature..’

A Linux kickstart helper in Perl

I wrote a short while ago about using iPXE with a URL to help booting multiple versions of Linux. In that post I mentioned that I used a simple CGI to feed back the required kernel and initrd, plus a template kickstart file. As rough as it stands today, a question prompted me to publish the helper I use. So here you go, my Perl Mojolicious helper, Bacio.

Perl LWP 'error:14094410:SSL routines:SSL3_READ_BYTES:sslv3 alert handshake failure'

Lots and lots of solutions for this one out there in Google land, but it turned out to be much simpler…

The simplicity of Perl Mojolicious for web get extractions

I’ve been using Mojolicious quite a bit this year, and I love it.

VMware Perl SDK error 'Server version unavailable..'

Whilst working with the VMware Perl SDK this morning I came across this error:

Problems installing DBD::mysql on OS X Snow Leopard

After a colleague showed me the excellent MySQL Workbench the other day I thought I’d install the packaged MySQL on my Macbook, to do a bit of Catalyst developing.