Issue #255 - 2016-06-13 - Perl Webinar

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Gabor Szabo


A Long-Time Perl Hacker's View of the Perl World: Past, Present and Future Tweet Facebook Google+

While many claim that Perl is a dying language, ActiveState's Perl business is vibrant and growing. Join our webinar on June 15th as ActiveState's Tom Radcliffe and guest speaker Jason McIntosh (co-author of "Perl & XML") discuss all things Perl: its past, present and what the future holds.


POD speculation Tweet Facebook Google+
by Flavio Poletti (POLETTIX)

Do you document your functions as =headN or in a list as =item ? (Editor: I think POD should have semantic tags such as =function and =method)

Writing a simple splunk API client. Tweet Facebook Google+
by Kieren Diment (ZARQUON)

Splunk is a log and monitoring analytics toolkit. This article is about a client written in Perl but not on CPAN yet.

Recent activity Tweet Facebook Google+
by Thomas Klausner (DOMM)

CPAN releases; Events; Cycling; Looking for a back-end developer in Vienna

Hello World in perl with QT Tweet Facebook Google+

An example on how to develop perl scripts using GUI interfaces from QT.


Testing timeout with cmp_ok Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

It is easy to check equality using the 'is' function of Test::More, but how can you check if a number falls between two values? (screencast+article) updated Tweet Facebook Google+
by Alexey Melezhik (MELEZHIK)

You might recall Sparrow provides automation and SparrowhHub is a list of plugins for it. In other words it is a repository of reusable automation scripts.


Manipulate %PATH% in the current Windows cmd.exe window with help from Perl Tweet Facebook Google+
by Sinan Unur (NANIS)

Then apparently there is pa as well by Nicolas Georges


DBI Caller Info Tweet Facebook Google+
by Arthur Axel "fREW" Schmidt (FREW)

Adding Metadata to DBI Queries

Perl v5.24 adds a line break word boundary Tweet Facebook Google+
by brian d foy (BDFOY)

Perl v5.22 added a few new word boundary anchors such as \b{sb}, \b{wb}, and \b{gcb}. Perl v5.24 trumped that with \b{lb}.

Set minimum version number in every Perl file Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Use the Compatibility::PerlMinimumVersionAndWhy policy of Perl::Critic


Thanks to Digital Craftsmen Tweet Facebook Google+

... for hosting, and helping to fix the European mirror.


Perl 5

An old Visual C printf bug affects Perl Tweet Facebook Google+
by Sinan Unur (NANIS)

While currently neither Strawberry Perl nor ActivePerl are using Visual C, IMHO it is important that Sinan took upon himself to torture Perl with Visual C.


Perl 6

Weekly collections

Not Just Perl


Octothorpes Matter! Tweet Facebook Google+
by Jonathan Taylor

There are no mentions of #perl together with #womenwhocode and only 2 together with #codenewbie. What to do?


The Perl Conference update - YAPC::NA newsletter #10 Tweet Facebook Google+
by Dan Wright (DWRIGHT)

Q & A with Larry Wall - Sunday Arrival Dinner - Tuesday night Social - Tutorials - Wednesday Night Pull Request Challenge - Lightning Talks - Call for Volunteers

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