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The current look of was designed by Leo Lapworth. Robert Spier and Ask Bjørn Hansen are the webmasters and sysadmins. Our center of operations is The Perl NOC. You can track our progress at the Perl NOC Log. The source for the site is stored in github.

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Fastly provides us CDN services for, CPAN and other sites. They have fantastic features and an API including a Perl interface.

Advance Systems Inc

Advance Systems Inc is a premier provider of workforce management software and supports open source.

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The London based hosting company Digital Craftsmen have generously and competently hosted our European mirror of Search CPAN which has now retired in favour of MetaCPAN


For custom development, logistics and coordination.

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O'Reilly publishes great Perl books, and associated the camel with Perl.


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