Chicago Perl Mongers

Testing PSGI With Test::Mojo and Stupid Websocket Tricks

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We've got a couple short talks scheduled for this month, and we've got a new venue, generously provided by ServerCentral.

Joel Berger is going to give a talk on testing any PSGI application with Test::Mojo, Mojolicious's excellent web testing library.

And, Doug Bell is going to give a talk on some simple websocket tricks with Mercury, a WebSocket message broker, Mojolicious and Mojo::UserAgent.

Due to the holidays, our meeting will be on December 10. RSVP on the Chicago.PM Meetup

(EDIT: Slides from the simple WebSocket tricks talk are now available)

The Perl Test Ecosystem

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This month, Eric Johnson (kablamo) will be giving a talk exploring the Perl testing ecosystem, including how to write tests in Perl, using prove to run tests, TAP (the Test-Anything Protocol), and an exploration of CPAN test libraries including:

Slides are available on kablamo.org

RSVP on the Chicago.PM Meetup page

Distribution Management Shootout

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This month, Doug Bell, Joel Berger, and Eric Johnson will be giving short demonstrations of tools to manage Perl distributions. A distribution is an installable bundle of modules, usually uploaded to CPAN for others to download.

Doug will be presenting Dist::Zilla, the 500-lb gorilla of dist management. Joel will presenting Module::Build and Module::Build::Tiny with App::ModuleBuildTiny. Finally, Eric will be presenting Minilla and Carton.

Each talk with take about 20 minutes, with some extra time for questions.

RSVP on the Chicago.PM Meetup