What's new on CPAN - January 2020

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

Config & Devops


  • Return an endless stream of distinct RGB colors with Chart::Colors
  • File::BackupCopy makes backing up files easier
  • Calculate the mean and variance of a set (Welford’s algorithm) using Math::StdDev
  • TOML::Tiny is a minimal, pure perl TOML parser and serializer

Development & Version Control



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