Issue #267 - 2016-09-05 - Reports from YAPC::EU

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There are a number of reports from YAPC::EU, and an aftermovie too.

Audrey Tang was first a Perl 5 programmer, then she led the first Perl 6 implementation in Haskell, and now she's a minister without portfolio in the Taiwanese government. Congratulations to Audrey!


Neil Bowers


Proud to be going strong by your side! Tweet Facebook Google+
by Amalia Pomian

Closing thoughts on hosting YAPC::EU, from Amalia.

backseat YAPC::EU Tweet Facebook Google+
by Herbert Breunung (LICHTKIND)

This year Lichtkind didn't speak at YAPC::EU, he just attended. And he enjoyed it.

Dave Cross's report on YAPC::EU Tweet Facebook Google+
by Dave Cross (DAVECROSS)

Dave's thoughts on this year's YAPC::EU.

Alpine Perl Workshop

Alpine Perl Workshop 2016 Tweet Facebook Google+
by Thomas Klausner (DOMM)

Thomas's report on the firsy Alpine Perl Workshop.


Simplest class builder "Object::Simple" 3.17 released! Tweet Facebook Google+
by Yuki Kimoto (KIMOTO)

Kimoto-san has released a new version of his minimal class builder (think lightweight Moo), Object::Simple.

The Math::BigRat Trap Tweet Facebook Google+

Martin (I don't know which Martin) points out the problem that might affect you if you upgrade Math::BigInt but don't upgrade Math::BigRat at the same time.

The PSIXDISTS experiment Tweet Facebook Google+
by Matt S. Trout (MSTROUT)

If you create a Perl6 directory in your CPAN author directory, anything you put there won't be considered for inclusion in the regular CPAN Index. Matt Trout explains.

Perl 5

Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: August 22nd-28th Tweet Facebook Google+
by Sawyer X (XSAWYERX)

Sawyer's weekly round-up of the P5P mailing list.

CamelHarness.js version 0.2.1 Tweet Facebook Google+
by Dimitar Mitov

Dimitar announced CamelHarness, a library that can start Perl 5 scripts from applications based on Electron or NW.js.

Forget your plan, just call done_testing Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Most Perl 5 testsuites start off by stating how many tests are expected to run; Gabor shows that you don't have to do this, and sometimes that's the easiest way to go.

Perl 6

Introducing Terminal::Print Tweet Facebook Google+
by ab5tract

A new Perl 6 module, Terminal::Print, which aims to make it easier to do curses-like things in your scripts.

Overkill III: Permutations of Overkill (Perl6) Tweet Facebook Google+
by Dave Jacoby (JACOBY)

Dave has been playing with Perl 6, using it to solve the Magic Box problem.

Grant Reports

Maintaining Perl 5: Grant Report for July 2016 Tweet Facebook Google+
by Karen Pauley

Tony Cook's latest report on his work under a Perl 5 maintenance grant.

Perl 6 Performance and Reliability Grant Progress Report Tweet Facebook Google+
by Karen Pauley

The latest report on Jonathan Worthington's Perl 6 grant.


Announcing Veure at The Perl Conference Tweet Facebook Google+
by Curtis 'Ovid' Poe (OVID)

At YAPC::EU, Ovid officially announced the game that we've been hearing about as Veure. It has been launched as Tau Station.

Not Perl

Audrey Tang appointed as minister without portfolio Tweet Facebook Google+

2016-08-26 Audrey Tang has been given a position in the Taiwanese government, overseeing open data initiatives, and other things. She was previously a prolific Perl 5 developer, then led the first Perl 6 implementation in Haskell. Go Audrey!

Technical documentation doesn't have to be dull Tweet Facebook Google+
by Ben Cotton

A short post with thoughts on writing good documentation.

5 steps for making community decisions without consensus Tweet Facebook Google+
by George Dunlap

Large open source projects are collections of human beings, and human beings don't always agree with each other. Some thoughts on how to deal with that.


Interview with Joel Berger on Mojolicious Tweet Facebook Google+
by Joel Berger (JBERGER)

This is the 3rd episode of the new video and podcast by Gabor.

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