Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2024


Perl at PayProp

PayProp chose Perl over twenty years ago when they bootstrapped their business. Today the backend is still Perl, but has changed. This is a short talk about how we are modernising the stack and contributing back to open source software.

A short talk about some of the tools and techniques PayProp are using to modernise their Perl stack, including some of the issues and challenges. The areas covered will include:

  • Moving from a based framework to Mojolicious
  • Adding an ORM and business objects, via DBIx::Class and Moose
  • Refactoring existing functionality with help from regression tests
  • Contributing and maintaining distributions on CPAN
  • Hiring developers and introducing them to Perl

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