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David Cantrell

Perl grey-beard primarily interested in QA, and a larval-stage Rustacean. I've been computering for longer than most of you have been alive.

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Virtual machine efficiency

Virtual machine efficiency

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A brief guide to perl character encoding

A brief guide to perl character encoding

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GNU timeout annoyed me so I replaced it; or an extremely simple introduction to fork() and signal handling in perl

GNU timeout annoyed me so I replaced it; or an extremely simple introduction to fork() and signal handling in perl

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Automatic cross-platform testing: part 5: OpenBSD

Automatic cross-platform testing: part 5: OpenBSD

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perlbrew improved

perlbrew improved

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Deprecating 32-bit perl

Deprecating 32-bit perl

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CPANdeps end of life

CPANdeps end of life

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In Praise of the Trackball (and why you should use one)

In Praise of the Trackball (and why you should use one)

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I Hate Floating Point!

I Hate Floating Point!

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Tab groups in Chrome

Tab groups in Chrome

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Monitoring dependencies on the CPAN

Monitoring dependencies on the CPAN

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GNU tree annoyed me so I fixed it

GNU tree annoyed me so I fixed it

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Using the `ed` editor

Using the `ed` editor

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Learning from other industries, part 2 of n

Learning from other industries, part 2 of n

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Coverage checks, conditions, and simplifying

Coverage checks, conditions, and simplifying

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Education in my Plague Bunker

Education in my Plague Bunker

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I have banned 'git commit -a'

I have banned 'git commit -a'

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Automatic cross-platform testing: part 4: Windows

Automatic cross-platform testing: part 4: Windows

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Automatic cross-platform testing: part 3: MacOS

Automatic cross-platform testing: part 3: MacOS

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Automatic cross-platform testing: part 2: FreeBSD

Automatic cross-platform testing: part 2: FreeBSD

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Automatic cross-platform testing: part 1: Linux

Automatic cross-platform testing: part 1: Linux

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12 languages in 12 months: ionice for Mac OS, in C

12 languages in 12 months: ionice for Mac OS, in C

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