Issue #260 - 2016-07-18 - Summer is for delicious berries, and tasty beers, and berrybrews

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A quiet week, all in all. But still, we got a few good introductory articles and a pleasant surprise for Windows users. Enjoy! ~ `/anick

Yanick Champoux


Announcements

Thames Valley Perl Mongers Tweet Facebook Google+
by Neil Bowers (NEILB)

In the UK and fancying attending a nice, quiet Perl meetup? This one is supposed to be very Thames.

A survey for developers about application configuration Tweet Facebook Google+
by Dominique Dumont

A survey targetting developers about the configuration of applications.

berrybrew, the perlbrew for Windows; rewritten and enhanced Tweet Facebook Google+
by Steve Bertrand

Windows users rejoice! Berrybrew is making a comeback, rewritten and with new nifty features.


Articles

Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: July 6th-12th Tweet Facebook Google+
by Sawyer X (XSAWYERX)

The regular, weekly summary of what's going on in the busy P5P world.

A Date With The Bug Queue or Let Me Help You Help Me Help You Tweet Facebook Google+
by Zoffix Znet (ZOFFIX)

Thoughts and tips from Zoffix after undertaking a deep-dive into the Perl6 bug queue.

Getting Exposure for Your Open Source Project Tweet Facebook Google+

Want to jump into Open Source? This is a good primer on the the basics you want to know before you unleash your very first project unto the world.

A Date With The Bug Queue or Let Me Help You Help Me Help You [ Part 2 ] Tweet Facebook Google+
by Zoffix Znet (ZOFFIX)

... and there were enough thoughts and tips left to warrant a second blog entry on the topic.


Code

The devil codes in Pramda - Wandering in the JavaScript Functional programming world Tweet Facebook Google+
by Arnaud Assad

Functional programming is what's hot these days, and Ramda is a, uh, functional programmish? JavaScript library. Titillating tid-bit at the end of the blog entry: a Perl port of that library is also in the work.

Sparrowdo automation. Part 3. Installing system packages. Tweet Facebook Google+
by Alexey Melezhik (MELEZHIK)

The series on Sparrowdo, the Perl 6-based configuration management tool, continues.


Weekly collections

Perl Maven

Speed up calculation by running in parallel Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Use fork and Parallel::ForkManager to spread load to multiple CPUs.

Technology, Quality Management, Short Stories, History, and other Podcasts Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Just a list of recommended podcasts and how Gabor mixes those with outdoors activity and driving.


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