Issue #264 - 2016-08-15 - It is CPAN day tomorrow!

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Hi there!

Tomorrow is CPAN day. Don't forget to upload a new version of your module, or if you don't have a module, to submit a patch or a pull-request to one of the modules you use! A little push by each one of us can make a huge impact.

Enjoy your week!

Gabor Szabo


Articles

A Little Fun with OpenCV Tweet Facebook Google+
by Dave Jacoby (JACOBY)

Despite what you might have thought OpenCV has nothing to do with your resume. CV stands for Computer Vision. Dave takes us through his exercise taking pictures and tweeting them.


Web

Dancer 0.202000 Releases Tweet Facebook Google+
by Jason A. Crome (CROMEDOME)

Dancer 0.202000 allows plugins to call DSL (even of other plugins!) and fixes unicode support for parameter methods.


CPAN

Fun

Did Perlmonks Ever Salt and Hash Their Password Database? Tweet Facebook Google+

According to this thread PerlMonks still stores the passwords in clear text. Strange.


Grants

Grant Report : RPerl User Documentation #2 - July 2016 Tweet Facebook Google+
by Will Braswell (WBRASWELL)

Initial work on chapter 2 of Learning RPerl is finally finished! Hopefully chapters 3 and 4 will not take quite so long to complete.


Tools

Linux Containers and Docker pstree Tweet Facebook Google+
by Arthur Axel "fREW" Schmidt (FREW)

How to see the state of a container from a bird's eye view.


Perl 5

Quoted word lists in array refs Tweet Facebook Google+
by Neil Bowers (NEILB)

Neil came up with an interesting idea for an addition to Perl 5: qa[ red blue green ] that would mean the same as [qw( red blue green )] today.


Perl 6

Books

Weekly collections

Perl Maven Articles

Core Perl OOP: Constructor Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Screencast and article explaining how to create an object using 'bless'.


Other

Request For Commits - New podcast from the House of ChangeLog Tweet Facebook Google+

If you are interested in Open Source, this is an excellent new Podcast under the umbrella of the ChangeLog. The first two episodes were an interview with Karl Fogel, one of the core developers of Subversion and the author of the book Producing Open Source Software.

Getting to Travis and GitHub Pages Quickly Tweet Facebook Google+
by Olaf Alders (OALDERS)

Some Git Helpers written in Perl.



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