Facebook Authentication with Perl and Facebook::Graph
In the first of a series on writing Facebook applications with Perl, JT Smith demonstrates how to register an application and authenticate users with Facebook::Graph.
Colonizing the Lacuna Expanse with Perl
Perl productivity has suffered this month with JT Smith’s announcement of The Lacuna Expanse, a web-based space empire strategy game. As with most of Smith’s projects, TLE uses Perl extensively. Perl.com recently conducted an email interview to explore the world behind the game world.
A Website in a Minute Using Dancer, the Effortless Web Framework
While Perl has a few heavy hitters in the web framework world (Catalyst, Jifty, CGI::App), sometimes they can seem like overkill. When writing a light web service or a high-end but not-as-complex website, you might want something smaller and simpler….
More Code, Less Cruft: Managing Distributions with Dist::Zilla
Every software distribution is a bunch of files written and maintained by programmers. The files are of three types: code, documentation, and crap—though this distinction is too subtle. Much of the documentation and code is crap, too. It’s pointless. It’s…
Painless Windows Module Installation with PPM
I have recently been working on an installation package for the Microsoft Windows series of operating systems (Windows 2000 and newer). One of the primary components of this installation package is the installation of ActiveState’s distribution of Perl, known…
Perl Internationalization and Haskell: An Interview with Autrijus Tang
Author’s note: Autrijus Tang is a speaker at this October’s European Open Source Convention. In the fine tradition of the OSCON, he is a Perl hacker, entrepreneur, internationalization geek, and self-proclaimed “Net activist, artist, and anarchist.” AT EuroOSCON, Tang…