Issue #254 - 2016-06-06 - Plugins on the dance floor

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Last week has been a fairly quiet one. A new release of Dancer2 made its entrance, but beside that it's the proverbial calm before the conference season hit. All the same, enjoy! ~ `/anick

Yanick Champoux


Announcements

Dancer2 0.200000 is finally out! Tweet Facebook Google+
by Sawyer X (XSAWYERX)

A new release of Dancer2 came out, and it's a big one introducing an spiffilingly overhauled plugin system.


Articles

Active State: Perl Survey 2016 Tweet Facebook Google+

The Activestate Perl survey results are in.


Discussion

JavaScript for Perl lovers. Tweet Facebook Google+
by Arnaud Assad

A self-processed Perl lover tried JavaScript. And he liked it.

Why am I blogging? Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Blogging, freefall flaming sword juggling, deep-sea abstract painting. Why some people feel compelled to do those things?


Code

Git Mo' Meta: Easily Adding Meta Information to Git Branches Tweet Facebook Google+
by Yanick Champoux (YANICK)

A custom git command to tie meta information to a local git branch.


Perl 6

Conference Season Taking Off Tweet Facebook Google+
by Timo Paulssen

Conference Season is just about to start, and the Perl 6 enthusiasts will be happy to learn there are quite a few offerings for the language this year.

Revisiting Perl 6, and my first PR Tweet Facebook Google+
by Steve Bertrand

It's the classic story: boy meets language, boy learns language, boy somewhat ends up submitting patch for language.


Weekly collections

Events

YAPC::NA tutorials Tweet Facebook Google+

Only 9 seats left on the Perl 6 tutorial. There are some more empty seats in the other training courses and you can still register to YAPC itself.


Perl Maven Articles

Private Member Data shouldn't be accessed directly - encapsulation violation Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Another useful rule that did not make into the core of Perl::Critic.


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