Issue #263 - 2016-08-08 - YAPC::EU is almost there

latest | archive | by Upasana Shukla
Don't miss the next issue!

Let me welcome Upasana Shukla, a new editor of the Perl Weekly:


YAPC::EU is not so far, just 15 days more to go.

If you won't be able to attend YAPC::EU, then Alpine Perl Workshop and/or Perl Dancer Conference are also worth checking out. Please, submit your talks.


Upasana Shukla


Open Source Infrastructure and DBIx::Class Diagnostics Improvements Tweet Facebook Google+
by Arthur Axel "fREW" Schmidt (FREW)

fREW & Peter "ribasushi" Rabbitson wrote a very detailed blog post explaining improvements in DBIx::Class. They have also addressed the worrisome state of some OSS projects.

Perl's Pegex Module: a great way to parse files by creating grammars Tweet Facebook Google+
by Vikas Kumar (VIKAS)

Vikas explains how to parse data without writing regular expressions or using split function.

Teach Makefile.PL to use cpanm Tweet Facebook Google+
by Tobias Oetiker (OETIKER)

Tobias tells us how to cleanly install dependencies while installing CPAN modules.

Example modules are no longer indexed by PAUSE Tweet Facebook Google+
by Neil Bowers (NEILB)

Neil explains what problems were caused by indexing of example modules in CPAN releases & how it is solved.

Call for Speakers

Alpine Perl Workshop 2016 Tweet Facebook Google+

If you have never been to Innsbruck, then it is a good excuse to visit the city & to meet and greet other Perl mongers. Deadline for talk submission is 21st August.

Perl Dancer Conf 2016 Tweet Facebook Google+

Have you done any interesting moves with Dancer lately? Share it with fellow dancers. Deadline is 30th August.


New interesting releases

SQL::Functional - Create SQL programmatically Tweet Facebook Google+
by Timm Murray (TMURRAY)

Timm presents a very nice alternative of SQL::Abstract, worth checking out.

Perl5 plugin for IntelliJ IDEA v2.2 has been released Tweet Facebook Google+
by hurricup (HURRICUP)

hurricup realeased v2.2 of Perl5 plugin for IntelliJ IDEA with various new features and bug fixes.

Portable GitHub system "GitPrep 2.3" is released - At last, "Issues system" is added. "Bug tracking" available Tweet Facebook Google+
by Yuki Kimoto (KIMOTO)

GitPrep is a portable Github system, which means you can have a github clone running on your own server. If you like it, then give it a star on github, it will make Yuki happy.

Perl 5

Perl 6

Perl 6 Core Hacking: Where's Da Sauce, Boss? Tweet Facebook Google+
by Zoffix Znet (Pete Evstratov) (ZOFFIX)

A very detailed & step by step short guide for hacking Perl 6 core.

Arrows, reductions and G Tweet Facebook Google+
by Aaron Sherman

aaronsherman introduces us to his new module Math::Arrow

An End Of An Era Tweet Facebook Google+
by liztormato

Perl Maven

Is this IP in the given subnet? Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

A very nice article & video explaining the usage of Net::Subnet & its pitfalls


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