Quick post-LPW roundup

I've just arrived back from the London Perl Workshop. Lots of very interesting stuff. A big thank you to the organizers! I especially liked: Extending Syntax – Functional Programming meets Macros by LanX; The Internet of Personification by Matt S…

Book Report – October 2014

This month has been quite a busy one for me, so I haven't had much chance to work on my (in-progress) book. However, I have had some time to start work on a short talk for London Perl Workshop 2014…

Exporter::Tiny nearing 1.000000

Yes, in my warped mathematics, 0.042 is nearly 1.000000. Exporter::Tiny is a module I split out of the Type::Tiny distribution. It's an exporter, offering roughly the same capabilities as Sub::Exporter, but with a lighter footprint. I've not massively promoted it,…

Planet Moose – September 2014

Welcome to Planet Moose, a brief write up on what's been happening in the world of Moose in the past month, for the benefit of those of you who don't have their eyes permanently glued to the #moose IRC…

Book Report – September 2014

As you may be aware, I'm writing a book which will eventually become a free e-book. (Oh how I'm beginning to hate the e- prefix on everything vaguely related to computers. Or should I call them e-machines?) This is my…

Object::Util

I've recently released a new module called Object::Util to CPAN. This is a set of handy methods for working with classes and objects in Perl. It is inspired by Safe::Isa, a module which takes advantage of the fact that coderefs…

Planet Moose – August 2014

Welcome to Planet Moose, a brief write up on what's been happening in the world of Moose in the past month, for the benefit of those of you who don't have their eyes permanently glued to the #moose IRC channel,…

Recipe for a fun afternoon

Ingredients

400 g milk chocolate
1 punnet of raspberries
1 tin of mandarin segments, drained
1 packet of sponge fingers
1 packet of marshmallows
1 DVD of Frozen
5 five-year-old girls
1 three-year-old boy

Equipment

Chocolate fondue maker
TV
DVD player
Frozen karaoke tracks

Method
Stir for three and a half hours.