Issue #225 - 2015-11-16 - Nominations for the White Camel Award: It's On

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This week's biggest news is actually a non-news type of news: YAPC::NA is still looking for its 2016 location. But despite this meddling, temporary snag, the bigger show goes on. brian d foy is now taking nominations for the 2015 White Camel Award, and there's a DC-Baltimore Perl Workshop coming in in the new year. Enjoy! ~ `/anick

Yanick Champoux


Announcements

Nominate Perl heroes for the 2015 White Camel Awards Tweet Facebook Google+
by brian d foy (BDFOY)

The White Camel award recognizes and celebrates the non-technical achievements of a member of the Perl community. Know somebody who's deserving of that monochromatic humped Thank You this year? Submit their name to brian d foy!


Articles

Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: November 2nd-9th Tweet Facebook Google+
by Sawyer X (XSAWYERX)

The weekly, at-a-glance, view of what happened in the P5P world.

Alexis Sukrieh, choreographer of Perl's Dancer community Tweet Facebook Google+
by Andrew Solomon (ILLY)

Andrew interviews Alexis Sukrieh and traces back with him the genesis of its creation, the Dancer micro-web framework.


Conferences

DC-Baltimore Perl Workshop 2016!!! Call for Speakers Tweet Facebook Google+

The fifth installment, which will happen next April, of the DC-Baltimore Perl Workshop is revving up. If you want to be part of the fun, now is the time to submit your talks.

YAPC::NA::2016 Update #1 Tweet Facebook Google+
by Dan Wright (DWRIGHT)

So, where's the next YAPC::NA going to be? Turns out the answer has... not yet stabilized yet. Dan fills us on the current state of affair.


Testing

Win Some, Test::Some Tweet Facebook Google+
by Yanick Champoux (YANICK)

A new module that alters the behavior of Test::More's subtest such as to allow to only run a subset of a file's tests.

Test plan and test descriptions Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

What is the 'plan' in the tests written in Perl?


Code

Formal deprecation of GraphViz V 2.19 - Use GraphViz2 Tweet Facebook Google+
by Ron Savage (RSAVAGE)

GraphViz is deprecated. Long live GraphViz2!

CMS based Mojolicious Tweet Facebook Google+

There is a brand new CMS in town.

Single Page Application with Perl Dancer and AngularJS Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Dancer now allows you to create your own skeleton for new projects. This is a skeleton that makes it easy to create a Single-Page Application. One where your client-side applications talks to the web serve using AJAX.


Sponsors

Perl Dancer book available Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

All the Perl Maven articles related to Perl Dancer, now available bundled in one e-book in MOBI format for Kindle.


Perl 6

Production Today Tweet Facebook Google+
by Timo Paulssen

Halloween is behind us. As Ed Stark would undoubiously say: Christmas is coming.

What should Rakudo-js aim for first? Tweet Facebook Google+
by PaweĊ‚ Murias (PMURIAS)

Pawel is considering putting his shoulder to the task of porting Rakudo to JavaScript, and he's asking for feedback as what should be his first concrete goalpost.


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