[dancer-users] Dancer2 0.205001 improves documentation and internals

Jason A. Crome cromedome at gmail.com
Tue Jul 11 14:39:03 BST 2017

The Dancer Core team has just released Dancer2 0.205001. This release 
primarily fixes some documentation issues with a couple of notable 

- If HTTP::XSCookies is installed, Dancer2 will check at install time to 
see if the correct version is installed (Peter Mottram)

- Dancer2 is now tested by Travis CI on Perl versions 5.22, 5.24, and 
5.26, as well as Appveyor (Dave Jacoby)

- All reference checking under the hood is handled by Ref::Util (Mickey 

We have several new contributors this release. Thanks to Dave Jacoby, 
Abdullah Diab, Glenn Fowler, and Jonathan Cast for your first patches to 

The full changelog follows:

     0.205001  2017-07-11 08:03:21-05:00 America/Chicago

     [ BUG FIXES ]
     * GH #1332: Add check for old version of HTTP::XSCookies (Peter 
Mottram -
     * GH #1336: Fix warnings on 5.10 and below. (Sawyer X)
     * GH #1347: Add Perl versions 5.22-5.26 and appveyor to Travis-CI
       configuration (Dave Jacoby)

     * GH #1281: Use Ref::Util in Core for all reference checks (Mickey
     * GH #1338: Add message explaining how to run newly-created application
       (Jonathan Cast)

     * GH #1334: Fix prefix example in Cookbook (Abdullah Diab)
     * GH #1335: Add missing word in request->host docs (Glenn Fowler)
     * GH #1337: Fix link in SEE ALSO section of Dancer2::Core::Types 
       Hornburg - Racke)
     * GH #1341: Clarify plugin documentation (Stefan Hornburg - Racke)
     * GH #1345, #1351, #1356: Fix password check code example in tutorial
       (Jonathan Cast)
     * GH #1355: Fix typo (Gregor Herrmann)

You can find us on irc.perl.org at #dancer or the mailing list with any 
questions. Should you find any problems, please report them on Github.

Happy Dancing!

Jason A. Crome / CromeDome
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