Issue #250 - 2016-05-09 - Brutal butterfly on the loose, Math puzzle placed under protective custody

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This week we have a handful of pretty nice Perl 6 tutorials, the releases of a few nifty projects, and the usual smattering of discussions, announcements and whatnots. Oh yeah, and this is (if you can believe it) the 250th edition of the Perl Weekly. Enjoy! ~ `/anick

Yanick Champoux


Test2/Test::Builder stable delayed to May 10th Tweet Facebook Google+
by Chad Granum (EXODIST)

A few bug fixes, one more dev release, and (unless anything unexpected happens) the Age of Test2 is upon us.

Strawberry Perl released Tweet Facebook Google+
by kmx (KMX)

Fresh strawberry! Nom!

Sparrow project highlights Tweet Facebook Google+
by Alexey Melezhik (MELEZHIK)

The Sparrow project is reaching a stable point.


Interlude 2, in which I write more about the release pipeline Tweet Facebook Google+
by Max Maischein (CORION)

It's always nice what process and tools other CPAN authors use to craft and publish their distributions.


The Coro situation Tweet Facebook Google+
by Aristotle Pagaltzis (ARISTOTLE)

So it seems Coro and Perl 5.22 aren't working well together. The reasons and history for that sorry state seem to be... complicated. Aristotle offers us a recap.

Why I try to avoid Perl's punctuation variables Tweet Facebook Google+
by Curtis 'Ovid' Poe (OVID)

A discussion on the classic theme of "things you can do but probably shouldn't unless you really, really like mobs, torches and pitchforks."

QA Hackathon 2016 - a retrospective Tweet Facebook Google+
by Neil Bowers (NEILB)

A little time has passed, the dust has settled, and Neil takes a last look back on the 2016 edition of the QA Hackaton.

Training in Cluj -- The Poll Tweet Facebook Google+
by Dave Cross (DAVECROSS)

Planning to go to YAPC::EU this summer? Intersted in training? You want to take this survey.


Blogging with org2blog Tweet Facebook Google+
by Steven Haryanto (SHARYANTO)

I think it is a truism that, given enough time, every developer will eventually come up with their own blog platform and template system. If you are an Emacs user, this one might interest you.

Groom that yak Tweet Facebook Google+
by Yanick Champoux (YANICK)

A small script helping to bring colors to log listings.

Perl 6

There Are Traitors In Our Midst! Tweet Facebook Google+
by Zoffix Znet (Pete Evstratov) (ZOFFIX)

No, no need to panic. Malicious moles haven't been discovered living amongst us. This is merely a (very nice) introduction to Perl 6 traits.

Brutally Solving a Logic Puzzle with Perl 6 Tweet Facebook Google+

Built-in "is-prime" method, set operators, list manipulations. No doubt, Perl 6 is nicely suited for dealing with math problems and puzzles.


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