CPAN Report 2021

CPANCPAN Report Mon 7 February 2022

This is a follow-up to last year's blog post, where I posted some charts to show how new CPAN users and distributions have changed over time. I've updated the charts to include data for 2021, and added a new chart to see if it adds anything else to the picture (spoiler: not really). The executive summary is that CPAN creation is continuing to decline.

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CPAN Report 2020

CPANCPAN Report Wed 3 March 2021

CPAN was launched in 1995, so Perl developers have been sharing their code with each other for more than 25 years. In this post I'll share various charts that show how releases to CPAN have waxed and waned. I previously did a CPAN Report 2013, which as you'll see below, was when many measures were at or near their peak.

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