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Intro to Testing at SVPerl

As promised, here are the slides from my talk:¬†Intro to Testing. This version of the talk covers a little more ground than the previous version, and gives you the preferred ways of dealing with leaking output and warnings, and includes … Continue reading

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Shellshock scanner

So I had a bunch of machines with a standard naming convention that I needed to scan for the Shellshock bug. Since I just needed to run a command on each one and check the output, and I had SSH … Continue reading

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ETL into WordPress: lessons learned

I had a chance this weekend to do a little work on importing a large (4000 or so articles and pages) site into WordPress. It was an interesting¬†bit of work, with a certain amount learning required on my part – … Continue reading

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Mojolicious Revolutions

3rd in my series of talks at SVPerl about Mojolicious; this one reviews using the server-side features for building bespoke mock servers, and adds a quick overview of the Mojo client features, which I had missed until last week. Color … Continue reading

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Pure majority rule considered harmful

I’ve been discussing an issue on Perlmonks over the past couple days; specifically the potential for abuse of the anonymous posting feature. I’ve seen numerous threads go by discussing this, most of which have focused on restricting the anonymous user. … Continue reading

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Test::Routine slides

This is my Test::Routine slide deck for the presentation I ended up doing from memory at the last SVPerl.org meeting. I remembered almost all of it except for the Moose trigger and modifier demos – but since I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Intro to Perl Testing at SVPerl

A nice evening at SVPerl – we talked about the basic concepts of testing, and walked through some examples of using Test::Simple, Test::More, and Test::Exception to write tests. We did a fair amount of demo that’s not included in the … Continue reading

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CrashPlan folder date recovery

The situation: a friend had a MacBook Air whose motherboard went poof. Fortunately she had backups (almost up-to-date) in CrashPlan, so she did a restore of her home directory, which worked fine in that she had her files, but not … Continue reading

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