What's new on CPAN - March 2016

Welcome to “What’s new on CPAN”, a curated look at last month’s new CPAN uploads for your reading and programming pleasure. Everything old was new again in March. Apart from smatterings of cool new toys, CPAN got several new loggers, plugin loaders, templates, and configuration management tools.

APIs & Apps

  • Net::Pushover provides a Perly interface to Pushover, the message delivery service
  • Get a client for the TeamCity, the CI service with WebService::TeamCity
  • Finance::Robinhood allows you to trade stocks and ETFs with RobinHood, the free brokerage startup
  • Use the Let’s Encrypt certificate service with WWW::LetsEncrypt
  • WWW::PubNub provides an interface to PubNub, the streaming network service

Config & Devops

  • Footprintless is a configuration management program with minimal installations
  • Log to date/time-stamped files with Log::File::Rolling, a fork of Log::Dispatch::File::Rolling
  • Logging::Simple aims to be a minimalist but useful logging system
  • Task::Viral is a Perl configuration and installation system, like Pinto, CPAN::Mini et al.


Development & Version Control


Language & International

Science & Mathematics

  • EMDIS::ECS provides useful subroutines for the European Marrow Donor Information System standard


This article was originally posted on PerlTricks.com.


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