March, 2006

Job listing red flag - "part-time position may become permanent"

published: 2006-03-30

I hate job listings that describe what the job might become in the future if the immediate project is successful. It seems inherently dishonest to tempt people to apply for a possible good future job as a package deal with a current lower-paying, short-term job.


Head-to-Head: perl's eval,, Exception/ and

published: 2006-03-02

I wanted to use a more OO approach to error handling in perl instead of just plain old eval, so I did some looking around. I wanted it to be easy, so I looked at these modules: