What's new on CPAN - November 2017

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


  • Data::Pokemon::Go aims to provide data for every Pokemon in Pokemon Go, the author is calling for contributors
  • Represent a financial asset with Finance::Underlying
  • IO::ReadHandle::Chain can conveniently chain IO of multiple sources through a single filehandle
  • Find the size of JPEG images with Image::JPEG::Size
  • Translate the latest JSON-Schema (v06) into Perl code using JSV::Compiler
  • Manipulate LRC karaoke timed lyrics files using Music::Lyrics::LRC
  • Read .slob dictionaries (for Aard 2) using Slob
  • Generate XML from simple Perl data structures with XML::FromPerl - sounds a lot like XML::Simple, but uses libxml2

Development & Version Control


Science & Mathematics




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