Issue #272 - 2016-10-10 - Howdy from a new editor!

latest | archive | by D Ruth Holloway
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Hi!

It's my first time editing the Perl Weekly, and I'd like to thank Gabor for inviting me to join the team! I've found a few intersting bits here and there around the web this week, so let's get right to it:

D Ruth Holloway


Articles

Mojolicious and FullCalendar.js

by Enkidu

Don't reinvent wheels! Mojolicious and FullCalendar.js can work together to solve a common problem.


Interviews

The must-have features for Perl 6

by D Ruth Holloway

I interviewed Jeff Goff for Opensource.com recently, about his work with Perl 6


CPAN

SECURITY RELEASE - Buffer overflow in DBD::mysql perl library

by Michiel Beijen (MICHIELB)

A buffer overflow vulnerability in DBD::mysql has been fixed

XML::CompactTree::XS Works Again

by E. Choroba (CHOROBA)

A walkthrough of a bugfix for XML::CompactTree::XS

A discussion of DBIx-Class governance and future development

by David Golden (DAGOLDEN)

A lengthy discussion is ongoing about DBIx-Class governnance.


Perl 6

Public Keys in Perl 6

by Brian Duggan (BDUGGAN)

Brian Duggan gives us a fantastic introduction to the fundamentals of the RSA public key algorithm, and implements it in Perl 6


Weekly collections

Events

Speaker proposals for OSCON are open!

The Call for Speakers for OSCON 2017 in Austin, TX is open now through October 25!


Perl Maven Articles

Keep data in client and fetch only changes

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Front-end code-improvement for the Dancer Ajax project.

Organizing a test script with subtests

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

subtest make it easier to keep your plan intact. (screencast)


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