Verbally Flimzy

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warn "Use of Perl has been deprecated.\n";

Posted on October 20, 2016

It’s been just over a month now, since my last day as an employee of Booking.com. Which means it’s been just over a month now since I wrote my last line of professional Perl. This is worth celebrating! Now don’t get me wrong. It’s not that I hate Perl. In fact, I’ve really enjoyed using Perl over the years.

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Filed under: Go javascript node.js Perl Programming Work

List of French Minimal Pairs

Posted on March 8, 2015

EDIT: If you’re just interested in the list of French Minimal pairs, you can go straight there at my new site MinimalPairs.net. _ I’m in the early stages of learning French. I recently read Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It by Gabriel Wyner, which I highly recommend to anyone trying to learn a language.

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Filed under: french language learning Languages Linux Perl

lighttpd hackage: Smart module loading

Posted on February 22, 2011

I recently upgraded from Debian 5.0 to Debian 6.0, and it went great, except that lighttpd began to complain “Cannot load plugin mod_redirect more than once”. This is because the new default lighttpd configuration shipped with Debian 6.0 includes the ‘mod_redirect’ module, which was not included by default in Debian 5.

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Filed under: debian lighttpd Linux Perl Programming