Uncategorized Test::Class Hierarchy Is an Antipattern

Test::Class Hierarchy Is an Antipattern

Test::Class is particularly good at testing object-oriented code, or so it is said. You can create a hierarchy of test classes that mirrors the hierarchy of classes under test. But this pattern, common in Perl projects, is conspicuously missing from the rest of the xUnit world, and with good reason.

Uncategorized DFW Perl Mongers Winter 2013 Deduplication Hackathon: Judging

DFW Perl Mongers Winter 2013 Deduplication Hackathon: Judging

The contest offered a bunch of categories in which you could win. We split them into two groups. The first were objective measures, like speed, memory consumption, lines of code, and Perl::Critic score. The second group were subjective measures, like documentation quality, most (useful) features, packaging (as a reusable application), and best effort (some evidence that a lot of time was put into the code). With our time constraints we would only be able to judge the objective measures prior to the DFW.pm meeting.

Uncategorized DFW Perl Mongers Winter 2013 Deduplication Hackathon

DFW Perl Mongers Winter 2013 Deduplication Hackathon

Can Perl Hack It? Lets say you have 80,000 files taking up 100 GB of space and you’d like to do some housecleaning by weeding out the duplicates. Is Perl the right tool for this job? This is the question the DFW Perl Mongers Winter 2013 Deduplication Hackathon set out to answer.