Perl Catalyst - VBox Network Configuration on Ubuntu

In my previous post regarding PerlCatalyst tutorial setup I mentioned about setting up a virtual machine inside a virtual machine. I didn’t provide you with much information regarding how I did it because all the tutorials related to that is already available online. Pasting the links below: Catalyst::Manual::Tutorial::01_Intro But I had a serious problem with my virtual box inside a virtual box. Not so serious actually, just that it stopped me from proceeding ahead because of my ignorance of network configuration....

February 9, 2014 · 6 min · 1112 words

Perl Catalyst Tutorial needs us to download a virtual machine

I was trying to explore more about how and where Perl is used on the web. I figured out that there are a lot of web frameworks that are based on Perl. Catalyst seems to be a nice MVC framework that is really popular. I thought I’d take some time off to learn more about it. And I downloaded all the necessary packages and modules and then went on to check out the tutorial which is posted here: Catalyst Tutorial....

February 9, 2014 · 2 min · 305 words

Perl module installation - Ubuntu

Ever wondered how to install a Perl module from CPAN: sudo perl -MCPAN -e 'install ModuleName'

February 5, 2014 · 1 min · 16 words

Perl - Modules and path on disk

I don’t know if you have ever wondered where a module that you have been using is installed. Working in a corporate with multiple operating systems and having to maintain data update systems on multiple platforms that run on Perl based scripts, you might have to make sure that the CPAN modules you use are of the same versions, to keep your code portable. So recently I ran across one of these problems and came up with some interesting solutions as suggested by my colleague....

February 2, 2014 · 3 min · 520 words

Perl - Autovivification

When I first heard that term, I was worried. I felt ashamed of myself for not knowing it. After all I’ve been writing Perl scripts for almost 3 years now. And I still don’t know what that means. But finally I accepted that computer science is too vast to know everything about everything. You learn it as you get through it. So apparently: Autovivification is the name for what happens when you attempt to assign a nonexistant entry of a hash; Perl actually creates the missing hash entry for the key you specified....

November 4, 2013 · 1 min · 190 words