There are further changes planned for both the learning website and PerlFAQ in the near future.
There have been a couple of interesting announcements in the last couple of weeks about the support for Perl programming from cloud suppliers.
- dotcloud have added support for Perl (this may well be connected with the fact that Miyagawa is about to join them)
- ActiveState have announced a new cloud platform called Stackato. Initially, Stackato includes support for both Perl an Python.
It’s good to see Perl given support in this area. If you see any more suppliers adding Perl to their platforms then please let us know in the comments.
There are several feed aggregators for Perl, but now there is going to be one less. Since Planet Perl mostly duplicates the efforts of other aggregators, such as Perlsphere, it’s just extra work for the Perl NOC crew to maintain it. Planet Perl was the first long running aggregator, but since it started many others started and survived. Perl NOC announced that Planet Perl going dormant. It’s not exactly disappearing, but it will be in a deep sleep for a long time. If the community ever needs it again, they can easily wake it up.