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Re: Mining the hidden gems of CPAN

by valdez (Monsignor)
on Oct 23, 2002 at 10:57 UTC ( #207357=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Mining the hidden gems of CPAN

I realized two or three years ago that CPAN has answers for nearly everything. Now my first duty in the morning is a visit to the recent uploads page, where sometimes I discover something new, interesting and useful.

Another wonderful meta index for CPAN is Perlmonks itself; questions posted here are a good way to learn about modules and possible uses of them; moreover, sometimes answers given here suggest many different modules. Can you imagine a better way to learn something? :)

I had a lot of experiences like yours: CGI.pm, HTML::Template, Config::General, CGI::Application, Date::Calc...

Ciao, Valerio


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Re: Re: Mining the hidden gems of CPAN
by RMGir (Prior) on Oct 23, 2002 at 13:20 UTC
Re: Re: Mining the hidden gems of CPAN
by dwiz (Pilgrim) on Oct 24, 2002 at 08:04 UTC
    You might be interested in the use.perl mailing list.
    The days uploads are sent along with all of the use.perl news.
    Saves visiting the recent upload page.

    -dwiz

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