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Whither Perl

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The slides and video for my “Whither Perl” talk are now available.

PrettyGoodPing: Now with GitLab and Google Auth

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PrettyGoodPing now allows you to log in via GitHub, Google and GitLab, giving you more authentication options when creating or using a PrettyGoodPing account to monitor your SSL/TLS certificates.

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.

Finding Unused Perl Variables

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When you find variables which have not been used, you may find yourself asking, “why is this here?” and you may not easily get an answer. Eliminating unused variables can be good for the performance of the code, but also good for everyone else on your team. So, we want to make sure we can remove old bits of unused code and also prevent new cases.

Opening Files Quickly from Inside vim

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I use ot a lot when it comes to opening files. I wanted to be able to use this tool from inside vim as well. It turns out, the solution is quite simple.