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is: an inspector for your environment

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I love writing bash scripts, but there are some aspects of it which I find to be a bit tedious. I’ve written “is” to try to make shell programming a little more enjoyable. Let’s look at how to get started with it.

Find Expiring SSL Certs

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Just like domain name registrations, SSL certificates need to be renewed regularly. Let’s look at ways to monitor SSL expiry, from using a hosted service like https://prettygoodping to doing it ourselves in curl, Go and Perl.

perlimports

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Over the past 6 months or so, I’ve been working on a project to port goimports (or some version of it) to Perl. By now I’ve tested it on our Perl codebase at $work, on MetaCPAN and also some CPAN modules. It’s now at a state where I can say it’s getting to be a useful tool. You can find perlimports on MetaCPAN and GitHub. For a more thorough introduction, see my talk from the Perl and Raku Conference this past week. Read More...

My “Go for Perl Hackers” Cheatsheet

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Last year I found myself working on some Go code at $work. When I’m trying to pick up constructs in a new language, I find it helpful to see how I would have done the same things in Perl. This sheet is far from complete, but I think it’s already helpful. You can find it at https://github.com/oalders/go-for-perl-hackers. Comments, critique and pull requests are welcome. I’ve already had some helpful feedback via Twitter which I’ve incorporated. Read More...