It is not unusual to have perl modules imitating libraries from other languages. In fact, there are quite a few modules that works like jQuery that can traverse and find elements in a given HTML page. Where pQuery is strong at is when you need to gather data from a page that is structured, where [...]
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Archive for May, 2012
A webmaster’s day may involve doing a series of repeated tasks, like checking servers’ vital statistics, rotating server access logs, gathering visitor data and what-nots. To keep things simple and in control it is essential to use cron to manage these tasks. What it does is this daemon will perform tasks according to the times [...]
What Drupal brings to the table is a platform that allows us to build and customize virtually anything. Imagine if you’re developing a buy/sell site and need to make a list of items that a user selling, you can make a query that selects it, then create a template to display the results; or you [...]
Nowadays there are numerous modules that makes logging easier and more versatile. I’ll talk about Log::Dispatch and it’s Catalyst plugin.
Ever needed to simply validate form data in perl Catalyst framework? Well it turns out to be simpler then you thought. Since Data::FormValidator and Catalyst::Plugin::FormValidator are no longer recommended to be used ( as per Catalyst::Plugin::FormValidator docs ), we will use Catalyst::Plugin::FormValidator::Simple which wraps FormValidator::Simple functionality quite well. If you are needing form construction, rendering [...]