Qgoda version 0.9.3 is now available for download either as a regular Perl install, a docker image or from github. It is mostly a consolidation release but also features some important changes.
The most important changes from a user perspective have been made to the
configuration. All underscores (
_) in variable names are now replaced
by hyphens (
-), for example
exclude_watch has now become
The configuration file
_config.yaml is now validated against a
JSON schema as a safe-guard against invalid
configurations. On the other hand, the configuration is now more flexible
because you can often simplify the configuration and Qgoda will
it for you. For example the values of the Qgoda
helpers are actually
arrays but you can still write this:
helpers: build: gulp
gulp will now be automatically coerced into an array:
helpers: build: - gulp
This is a general pattern. You can use it wherever an array is required, when
you have just one value. The same goes for
defaults: - files: /en values: lingua: en - files: - /de values: lingua: de
The two versions for
de are equivalent. You can always check your
By the way, you can inspect the JSON schema with the new command
was embedded into Qgoda via
You can even access this engine with the new command
or its alias
qgoda js. Try
You can currently generate a basic site with development web server. Not that much but already enough to generate a site with a sane structure.
See https://metacpan.org/source/GUIDO/Qgoda-v0.9.2/Changes for a complete list of changes.
The plans for the next week are:
Apart from that the continuous goals are the completion of the documentation on this site and better test coverage. Stay tuned!