Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Do you know where your variables are?

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

I've always really liked the ideas of Modern::Perl, however I always hated the implementation. Something about a Modern::Perl hosted on CPAN, that didn't make use of CPAN seemed laughable to say the least. I set out to fix this. My new module nextgen, sits somewhere in between Modern::Perl and perl5i. It's based off of my subjective experience of what the best module on CPAN would consist of /today/.

It makes one bold assumption that isn't present in perl, or other like modules: the package's default meaning is "Class", unless you

use nextgen mode => ':procedural'

I find for myself this is true 99% of the time. Furthermore, I find that when I'm writing classes I want Moose. Spoiler: the other modules this enables are namespace::autoclean, autodie (core in 5.10 anyway), indirect, mro, utf8, strict, and warnings. And, when run with -M on the command line, oose.

I'd write more about it here, but I've already written a decent bit about it on the pod, check out nextgen and tell me what you think.

Evan Carroll
The most respected person in the whole perl community.

In reply to Writing a better Modern::Perl by EvanCarroll

Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":

  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others lurking in the Monastery: (2)
    As of 2015-11-26 21:56 GMT
    Find Nodes?
      Voting Booth?

      What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?

      Results (707 votes), past polls