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Testers needed: autodie 1.10 beta released - It's Fatal 2.0!by pjf (Curate)
|on Jun 12, 2008 at 07:48 UTC||Need Help??|
Update: The code is now on CPAN as a developer release.
After much hacking, I'm very glad to say that I've got a version of Fatal/autodie that I'm willing to foist upon the world for beta testing. It's not a release candidate, but all the important things that should work, do work (I hope).
For those who haven't seen my previous discussions, you can think of autodie as a Fatal 2.0. It provides lexical scope, exception objects, and much nicer error messages. It even lets you make system() fatal.
I'm specifically after feedback on the following points:
If you really want to get your hands dirty, feel free to look at the TODO file, the DESIGN.pod file, or the source code in general. Suggestions and patches are very much appreciated. If you've got a github account, I'm happy to give you commit access, or you can just fork the repository.
If you want to see my five minute talk about what this is about, see the video in my blog.
If you want to track my repository of changes, you can find them at:
I also want to say a special thank-you to Aristotle, who has provided invaluable feedback while I've been working on the project.
Any questions, feedback, criticisms, patches, or ideas are welcome.
 To fatalise system() you'll also need to install IPC::System::Simple.