Planet Moose – April 2014

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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 IRC channel, or the MetaCPAN recent uploads page.

Apologies for being a little late delivering the news this month. If you’d like to contribute some news for next month’s issue, you can do so on the wiki.


Version 2.1205 is a minor update containing a small bug fix and an improved test case. One interesting new addition is the is_role function in Moose::Util.


Moo 1.004_003 has been released. This is a trial release and mostly consists of bug fixes, test case improvements, and packaging improvements, with no new user-visible features.


Mouse 2.2.0 fixes inconsistent coercion/validation of Bool type.

In other news…