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MetaCPAN URLs and Issues

MetaCPAN has a standar URL scheme. After the domain name we can type pod/ and then the name of a module, for example https://metacpan.org/pod/DBIx::Class with the :: with the correct case. This will always show the documentation of the latest version of this module.

If we add release/ after the domain name and the name of a CPAN release (in the correct case and with - between the words) then we reach the most recent release of this distribution. For example: https://metacpan.org/release/DBIx-Class


MetaCPAN URLs and Issues


Pro: Getting started - Create skeleton for the SCO clone application

After writing down the objectives and some plans for the "building of a search.cpan.org clone" project, I decided to get started immediately. At this phase of the project there is such a rush of energy and I am trying to get started quickly.


Getting started - Create skeleton for the SCO clone application


Building an open source clone of search.cpan.org using the MetaCPAN API

This is an attempt to recreate the look-and-feel of search.cpan.org using the MetaCPAN API as a back-end. This is the same back-end that powers the fancier MetaCPAN.


Building an open source clone of search.cpan.org using the MetaCPAN API


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