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

latest | archive | by D Ruth Holloway
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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 Holloway


Advent Calendars

Advent Planet

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

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

by Sawyer X (XSAWYERX)

Sawyer gives us highlights of the week on P5P.


Perl 6

The MAIN thing

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

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

by Chloe Pearson

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

meta::hack 2016

by Joel Berger (JBERGER)

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


Code

Saving Breakpoints in the Perl Debugger

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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