9 Feb 2003 Stevey   » (Master)


 I've had a LiveJournal account for the past few months, ever since I received an invite code from ciphergoth.

 After recently spotting a community dedicated to the posting of anonymous Valentine accouncements I was inspired to create a more automatic system.

 What I created is essentially a database based double-blind system.

 You nominate (up to) three LiveJournal users, and if any of those nominate you back you're both sent a nice "You have a Valentine match" email.

 This is the first time I've used the Perl DBI to interface with MySQL, previously I've used PHP.

 I have to say, though that it rocks - very simple to understand, and very easy to work with. Kudos to the Perl DBI people.

LiveJournal Valentine System

 So .. if you're a LiveJournal user give it a go:

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