What's new on CPAN - March 2020

Welcome to “What’s new on CPAN”, a curated look at last month’s new CPAN uploads for your reading and programming pleasure. Enjoy!

APIs & Apps

Config & Devops


Development & Version Control

  • Devel::Wherefore helps debug Perl: “Where the heck did these subroutines come from?”
  • Create relative symbolic links File::Symlink::Relative
  • Module::Generic is another class library, it uses AUTOLOAD for getter/setter methods
  • new saves you from typing module names twice in one liners

Science & Mathematics



David Farrell

David is the editor of Perl.com. An organizer of the New York Perl Meetup, he works for ZipRecruiter as a software developer, and sometimes tweets about Perl and Open Source.

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