2011.10.14 in #12
TPF 2011Q4: Call for Grant Proposals
Alberto Simões announced the call for proposals of The Perl Foundation grant committee. The dead-line is 15 of November.
2012.02.04 in #28
2012Q1 Grant Proposals
Alberto Simões announced 3 grant proposals that were submitted to TPF. Please check them and comment on them.
2012.05.03 in #41
2012Q2 Grant Proposals
Alberto Simoes publish The Perl Foundation grant proposals. They are waiting for your feedback!
2012.06.03 in #45
Stealing from Python
Alberto Simoes brings up some language constructs and built-in subroutines from Python that he would like to see in Perl.
2012.08.21 in #57
Building C and C++ libraries with Perl
I am not sure why the harsh words - people can make mistakes - but the linked article is useful.
2012.08.24 in #57
YAPC::EU::2012, what I missed
Alberto Simoes seemed to have a bad day. Or three.
2012.08.27 in #58
YAPC::EU::2012, the good parts
by Alberto Simoes
2012.10.26 in #66
PtPW 2012 recorded in Video
If you are interested in improving your Portuguese, there is a good opportunity for doing so with the presentation recorded at the Portuguese Perl Workshop.
2013.02.11 in #82
About the Grants Committee
Alberto SimÃÂµes reports that, and wonders why, there has been no grant proposal submited to the Perl Foundation in the last six months.
2013.03.31 in #88
2013Q2 Call for Grant Proposals
Alberto Simoes called for a the new round of grant proposals. In case you have ideas for projects, but don't have time to do them, you can add them in the comment section allowing people with time, but without projects to submit grant proposals.
2014.10.17 in #169
Language Identification, Neural Networks and Perl
Alberto Simões has published a module related to a not yet published article. The module, Lingua::Identifier can be already found on CPAN.
2015.03.08 in #189
CPAN PR-Challenge: March Report #2
Alberto describes his work for a PR on Exobrain. I've added one idea to our central ideas list: check whether any of the dependencies should have a minimum version specified. I was bitten by this issue just this week — easy to do if you regularly upgrade your Perl and re-install CPAN.
2015.05.23 in #200
CPAN PR-Challenge: May Report
A short not on his progress. I wish more people were blogging about what they have been doing in the CPAN PRC.
2015.09.14 in #217
Prompted by YAPC::EU, the Portuguese Perl Mongers now have a new web site, which is generated by Perl 6.
2016.01.29 in #236
Grant Report: Test::Simple/Stream Stabilization
Looks like Test::More and friends are close to being upgraded to a newer engine.
2016.03.17 in #243
PRC 2016 - First Three Months
A very personal report from Alberto, about the first three months of 2016, with respect to the Pull Request Challenge, but also life.
2016.05.14 in #251
Test-Simple + Test-Stream (now Test2) grant complete
Test2 has been delivered, and this is the associated report that went back to the Perl Fundation.
2016.07.04 in #259
PRC 2016 - Second Trimester
In which Alberto expresses his disappointment for having almost no response for his pull requests. The talk about drive-through contributions was mentioned in a comment.
2016.09.27 in #271
PRC 2016 - Third Trimester
Apparently the Pull Request Challenge is still going on, we just rarely hear about it. Thank to Alberto we can take a peek into his contributions to Algorithm-GooglePolylineEncoding, Module::Install, and Catalyst::Controller::Validation::DFV.
If you are not yet subscribed, you can do it now. Free of charge:
Just ONE e-mail each Monday. Easy to unsubscribe. No spam. Your e-mail address is safe.
This newsletter is about the Perl Programming languages.