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Ovid

Well-known software developer specializing in large-scale database-driven web sites. Usually I use Perl. I speak at too many conferences. https://allaroundtheworld.fr/

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Rewriting the Monolith, Part 1

Ironically, I have too. That's how I started writing this, on...

Rewriting the Monolith, Part 2

Hi Nathan, I know where you're coming from and I explain how...

Bringing Modern OO To Perl

Largely they're on irc.perl.org on the #cor channel. Mostly i...

Bringing Modern OO To Perl

Since this was posted, we've had a lot of discussion around C...

The Zen of Test Suites

That fixed it. Thank you! Had no idea about that trick, thoug...

The Zen of Test Suites

Thank you. I had to switch to indenting to get those to be fo...

Database Naming Standards

While I've laid out my reasoning and you should feel free to ...

Three-Number Project Management

For the three numbers I chose, one of them is usability. If ...

MVC Tutorials Are Broken

I think seeing a dev.to article about that would be great!

Coding Costs

Or as said by Blaise Pascal (and later attributed to Mark Twa...

Fixing a 40-year-old Software Bug

On Mars, the Sol (Martian day) is 24 hours, 39 minutes, and 3...

MVC Tutorials Are Broken

We'll never fully eliminate that because sometimes, doing thi...

MVC Tutorials Are Broken

It's a sad problem that for many companies today, a "senior" ...

MVC Tutorials Are Broken

Absolutely! I should write a post about that: tests that are...

MVC Tutorials Are Broken

I can understand that point of view and I used to be there. O...

The Unknown Design Pattern

That's a great link, Rory. Thanks! Too bad the markdown rende...

Designing an OOP System

These upper-case phasers (CONSTRUCT, ADJUST, and DESTRUCT) fo...

The Perl debugger can be your superpower

I've modified mine to use Data::Printer for dumping output fr...

Database Naming Standards

In programming, we often suggest that long variable names be ...

Bringing Modern OO To Perl

You're not going to get slated at all! Everyone has their pre...

Database Naming Standards

When I first published this article a long time ago, people c...

Designing an OOP System

I liked that name too. I kept pointing out that this was to b...

Bringing Modern OO To Perl

This is something that was pointed out to me (by Sawyer? can'...

Database Naming Standards

Thank you, Tib. Fixed!

Always write at least 1 end-to-end test. You'll love it, I promise.

I'm a huge fan of tests like this. If the test loads some fix...

Bringing Modern OO To Perl

I know what you mean and people have pointed this out a few t...

Welcome Thread - v113

Hi there. I'm Ovid. From the US, but now live in the southeas...

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