Issue #152 - 2014-06-23 - Welcome to YAPC::NA

latest | archive | by szabgab

... the lucky ones who could make it to the conference that starts today. Including Yanick. Enjoy!

For the others, who could not make it this year, like myself, there are a bunch of videos of presentation from the previous year at the Perl TV. From 2012 and 2013.

Enjoy!


Headlines

Sponsors

We are Hiring a Senior Perl Software Developer - Grant Street Group

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GitTip profile of the week

Tobias Leich (FROGGS)

FROGGS contributes a great deal to both Perl 5 (especially SDL), and Perl 6. See his GitHub directory for some of the project he has been involved with.


Testing

Code

System Sleuthing - Using ptrace to Print Backtraces

Rob Hoelz introduces Devel::Trace::Syscall. It uses ptrace to figure out when a system call is made.


CPAN

The camel survives!

Installing Perl in hostile environments. For example on a Centos 6 Linux box. Without a cpan client


Fun

Acme::Buffalo::Buffalo

The Perl Gerl has released her first CPAN module. I don't know if we can take her seriously.


Slides

Why Learn Perl? Interview 1 - Michael Rupp, Polyglot

Andrew Solomon who is running Perl courses via Geekuni has interviews Michael Rupp, one of his students.


Parrot

Videos

Perl TV over 300 videos

See a few picks for this week, just below.

Digest::SHA is broken

24 min talk by Mark Overmeer at the Nederlandese Perl Workshop

Network Mockery

Jason Clifford introduces Mock::LWP::Request in 3 minutes at the London Perl Workshop

Questhub A Social Todo List for your Perl Projects

Neil Bowers spreads his love of Questhub at the London Perl Workshop in just 5 minutes.

A Productivity Enhancing Perl Environment

Paul Johnson gives lots of ideas to set up a work-environment. Starting from the desk and all the way to a number of vim-plugins. (London Perl Workshop - 25 min)

Building Convos, a modern IRC client for your browser

Marcus Ramberg talks about Mojolicious and HTML5 Web Technologies like Web Sockets, Desktop Notifications, Media Queries, and Push State. (Mojoconf - 25 min)


Perl 6

Boxes and pebbles

A math problem solved by Carl Mäsak using Perl 6


Weekly collections

Events

Perl-related events

In the following cities: Granada (ES), Sofia (BG), Tokyo (JP), Flörli Olten (CH), Salzburg (AT)

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