Perl: SSL Communication in web applications

The following demonstrates how to create a strict SSL communication between client and server, using HTTP. This setup could used when creating a web API which requires strong encryption and only allows clients which have a properly signed certificate. The Apache configuration in the below example will actually require 2 web servers: one proxy host, […]

Postgresql 9.3: Creating an index on a JSON attribute

Recently I’ve discovered some very interesting new features in the PostgreSQL 9.3 database. First of all, a new data type has been introduced: JSON. Together with this new data type, new functions were also introduced. These new features now simply for instance saving web forms in your Postgresql database. Or actually any kind of dynamic […]

Datatables and Perl (and a little bit of jQuery)

Recently I’ve stumbled on a pretty cool OpenSource project called ”datatables” (, which allows to easily create tables in HTML that can be: sorted searched paginated scroll infinitely themed … And most important: it’s for free! I’ve always wanted to create an infinite scrolling table and now it’s just too easy: $(document).ready( function() { oTable […]