What's new on CPAN - August 2016

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

  • API::Medium is a Perl interface for Medium’s RESTful API
  • App::Critique is a Perl Critic based app for progressively critiquing code. Looks interesting
  • Get ISBN data via the xISBN service with Business::xISBN
  • App::opan is a private CPAN server for managing Perl modules, similar to Pinto
  • Get a perly interface to the mailboxlayer.com API (email verification service) with Net::Mailboxlayer
  • WebService::Mailgun lets you send and receive email via mailgun, an email service
  • Net::Statsite::Client provides an OO interface to Statsite, the open source, C implementation of statsd

Config & Devops

  • Global::MutexLock is an XS-based module that implements system mutexes via System V IPC Ids. Might be Linux only …
  • Escape strings for the shell on Linux, UNIX or MSWin32 using ShellQuote::Any
  • XAS::Logmon can manage and monitor log files
  • Manage a Buildbot instance via the v2 API using REST::Buildbot


Development & Version Control


Science & Mathematics


This article was originally posted on PerlTricks.com.


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