document updated 5 months ago, on Jun 7, 2022
This is part of the venerable series located at paperlined.org/dev/perl/modules/related_modules/, but focused just on CPAN authoring.
See testing.md §Related modules.
Creating a set of files to start with
- many of the above have their own creator scripts — dzil new, minil new, milla new, ...
- Module::Starter and its numerous related modules (28 ++s, last updated Sep 2020, first released Apr 2004)
- ExtUtils::ModuleMaker (1 ++, last updated Jul 2018, first released Jul 2005)
- This is widely recognized as being an older precursor to the above modules.
- Although it mentions C files, it can also be used to start pure-Perl modules too:
h2xs -AX --skip-exporter --use-new-tests -n Foo::Bar