Issue #114 - 2013-09-30 - Perl Monger Meetings Are Going Full Streaming Ahead

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More and more Perl Monger meetings are bursting out of their geographical niches by offering a live stream of their talks. Thanks to this new movement, one can now attend to the Perl Monger meetings in San Francisco, New York and Toronto without the hassle of renting a private plane. Nifty, eh? - `/anick


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Announcements

Make Perl Nerd Merit Badges

Crowdtilt campaign to make it happen.

cpan-module-bootstrap

Miyagawa presents here his latest offering: a tool that creates a shell script and cpanm bundle to install modules on a remote machine without cpanm installed and no network connection.

Firebase 0.0201

JT Smith announces: a new release of the Perl wrapper for Firebase, the real-time web database, is out.


Articles

I went to Tokyo!

It is only poetic justice that the creator of Dist::Zilla got to go to Tokyo for YAPC::Asia . Ricardo Signes narrates for us here his YAPC::Asia 2013 experience.

A Lookback of YAPC::Asia Tokyo 2013

Lestrrat offers us a recap of the awesome YAPC:Asia 2013, which saw an impressive 1,131 attendees.

That's how we role!

Oylenshpeegul offers us a pretty comprehensive overview of all the different ways roles are implemented in Perl. So, I guess that we can say that, in a way, he's basically rickroling us (hey, *he* started with the puns). ## Discussion


Testing

My first experience of travis-ci with DBD::ODBC and repercussions

Martin J. Evans had his first experience with Travis. He thinks he liked it.


Code

Lexical subroutines in perl 5

Lexical subroutines is a new feature introduced in Perl 5.18.0. Ricardo Signes tells us what they are, and what use they have.

Building your own Moose

Moose by itself is already scrumptious, but most of us top it with MooseX:: extras to make it even better. In this article, Ovid shows how to shave on the boilerplate that the import of all those extra modules require.

Hash slices can replace loops

Hashes. They are darn versatile. Here, Vincent Veselosky proves the point and shows us a few tricks to juggle with them most effectively.


Fun

Games

Reini Urban shares with us his graphical, Win32-native Sudoku solver.

Games in Perl/Tk

Schokidoki (aka. Alex) has resurrected Petris, a Tetris clone written in Perl/Tk. He even made a YouTube video and inspired Reini Urban to post his game.


Videos

HOWTO: Youtube live streaming of a talk

The New York Perl mongers are using Google Hangout to livestream their talks. Want to emulate them? Samuel Kaufman gathers here all the steps and tricks

Toronto.pm monthly meetings are now streamed live

The Toronto.pm Perl Monger meetings are also boldly shattering geographical limitations. Olaf Alders announces how the group is now broadcasting live via Google Hangout, and urges us to join the fun.


Weekly collections

Events

I usually list the next 3-4 events here. The list of all the events can be found on the web site. If your Perl event is not listed there, please let me know.

OSDC.fr

October 4-5, 2013, Paris, France

The Pittsburgh Perl Workshop

October 4-6, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Portuguese Perl Workshop

October 24-25, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal

OSDC NZ

October 21-23, 2013, Auckland, New Zealand

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