Issue #281 - 2016-12-12 - The holidays are upon us!

latest | archive | by D Ruth Bavousett
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Happy Monday!

It's a little slow, news-wise, and my world has gotten a little chaotic with holiday events, but check out two great articles on LPW, and other Perl news tidbits!

My next turn will be after the first of January, so for which ever of the @holidays is meaningful to you, have a lovely one!

D Ruth Bavousett


Advent Calendars

Advent Planet Tweet Facebook Google+
by Len Jaffe (LENJAFFE)

The Avent Plannet where you can find links to the articles of all the articles published in the Advent calendars. 8 of those seem to be Perl-related.


CPAN News

Introducing JIRA::REST::Class Tweet Facebook Google+
by Packy Anderson (PACKY)

Packy is working on wrapping JIRA::REST as an object, and seeks feedback!


Perl 5

Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: December 1st-7th Tweet Facebook Google+
by Sawyer X (XSAWYERX)

Sawyer gives us highlights of the week on P5P.


Perl 6

The MAIN thing Tweet Facebook Google+
by Ken Youens-Clark (KCLARK)

Declaring a MAIN subroutine in Perl 6 can help with managing input arguments. Ken shows us how.


Events

My first ever talk at London Perl Workshop 2016 Tweet Facebook Google+
by Mohammad S. Anwar (MANWAR)

Mohammad tells us about the fun of giving his first conference presentation at LPW. Reminds me of some of my conference fun...

The changing face of Perl: LPW 2016 Tweet Facebook Google+
by Chloe Pearson

Chloe talks about her first LPW, having just joined Eligo Technology recently

meta::hack 2016 Tweet Facebook Google+
by Joel Berger (JBERGER)

Joel's report on the long weekend of improvements to MetaCPAN


Code

Saving Breakpoints in the Perl Debugger Tweet Facebook Google+
by Matthew Persico

Matthew admits to reinventing wheels, and concisely demonstrates how to save a set of breakpoints with a .perldbinit file


Videos


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