What's new on CPAN - April 2019

Welcome to “What’s new on CPAN”, a curated look at last month’s new CPAN uploads for your reading and programming pleasure. Enjoy!

APIs & Apps


Development & Version Control

  • Future::IO provides Future-returning IO methods
  • IPC::ReadpipeX bypasses the shell with the list form of readpipe/qx/backticks for capturing output
  • PerlIO::normalize provides a PerlIO layer to normalize unicode strings on input and output
  • Get a web interface for viewing and inspecting yath test logs using Test2::Harness::UI



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