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Dig The New Breed

by barbie (Deacon)
on May 25, 2009 at 19:20 UTC ( #766087=perlnews: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Launch Day

After much anticipation, I am delighted to finally announce the launch of all the new designs for the CPAN Testers family of websites. Or at least the ones I look after. This is a major step forward for the websites, as they have long been in need of a facelift to bring them into line with each other. While my design skills are now l33t by any stretch, hopefully they have served me well enough to give the sites a more professional and polished look.

The New Designs

If you haven't seen the sites yet, follow any of the links below. You can then click one of the options from the family navigation bar to see all the others :)

The Static Reports

As mentioned on several occasions now, there is now a static site version of CPAN Testers Reports. However, please bear in mind that some of the pages are huge and will take your browser several minutes to render. The static site is provide as a companion to the dynamic site for those who either wish to not use Javascript, or their method of viewing does not support it. All the same code is used to generate the pages of both sites, so rest assured that any future fixes will be replicated into both sites at the same time.

Once any potential issues are ironed out, I hope to get Jos to switch the DNS for the old to point to the new static site. As such, if you currently use the old site and feel there is anything missing from the new site, please let me know as soon as possible.

The CPAN Testers Blog

Another new addition to the CPAN Testers family of websites is the new CPAN Testers Blog. Initially this will just contain the summaries and some of the announcements (as ported from the blog on the old CPAN Testers Statistics site) that have been made over the past couple of years, but in time I hope to encourage others involved with CPAN Testers to contribute news and articles for inclusion.


It seems like it's taken forever to these changes done, though in reality it has only been about 2-3 months. It has been an intense working regime, having spent most of my waking, non-employer working hours on the sites, and pretty much full-time during April. I'd personally like to thank Nicole, partly as an art advisor critiquing some of the colour choices, but mostly for putting up with me sitting on the sofa in the evenings for the past few months, while I've been getting all the changes done

As per usual, if there are any problems or (helpful) suggestions you have regarding the new design or a specific site, please let me know.

Now it's time for a rest!

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Re: Dig The New Breed
by clinton (Priest) on May 26, 2009 at 13:00 UTC
Re: Dig The New Breed
by zby (Vicar) on May 26, 2009 at 06:53 UTC
      I forgot to add the redirects, so Slaven's site was not picking up the data files. Now added the redirects, so the matrix site should start picking those up again shortly.

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[Eily]: since the value of a node is also the sum from the two nodes above, you just have to demonstrate that the equality is true at the top of the triangle
[Discipulus]: yes Eily, thanks oiskuu but i dont get it.. ;=( maybe I'll ask a SOPW
[LanX]: all combinations with same amount of left and right?
[Eily]: if you want to store in a structure with the coordinates as key, arrays might do, since the keys are going to be 0..n
[LanX]: (Pascale path)
[Eily]: paths like that
[Discipulus]: yes Eily++ (very keen) I want to integrate my project with a 17th experiments. I want to colorize in sequence all paths
[oiskuu]: Yeah, modifry the recursive func combinations() to return not the number, but the paths themselves.
[Eily]: Discipulus I'd do that by starting from the bottom node I think. That way it can inherit the paths from the two nodes above (and so on, recursively)
[LanX]: oh I meant fixed amount

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