New Projects, Old Perls

I’m looking for a new gig, so I’m talking to a number of different shops, recruiters, et. al. Over and over again, I’m being told they’re working with very, very old versions of Perl. I recently came back from an interview with a “leading technology company” that is starting a new project in Perl 5.8 and doesn’t want to use …

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Why Catalyst?

So, let’s start at the top: Why are we using Catalyst? What were we using before? Why did we switch? Our project began as a simple little “we can knock that out in a couple of weeks” kind of thing. (Yeah, I know, insert foreboding music and laugh track.)

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