Issue #293 - 2017-03-06 - Release of DBD::mysql coming

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There's a new release of DBD::mysql coming. If you use it, Michiel would appreciate the developer release being tested.

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CPAN News

A new release of DBD::mysql Tweet Facebook Google+
by Michiel Beijen (MICHIELB)

Michiel announces a new developer release of DBD::mysql, with improved handling of UTF-8, and lots of other improvements. He's looking for more testing, and if that doesn't turn up anything bad, then a non-developer release will come this week.

Make your CPAN module static installable Tweet Facebook Google+
by Shoichi Kaji (SKAJI)

Kaji-san explains how you can make your CPAN distributions support static installation. This means a client doesn't have to run Makefile.PL or Build.PL, which makes the installation process much quicker.


Perl 5

P5P Mailing List Summary: February 20th-26th Tweet Facebook Google+
by Sawyer X (XSAWYERX)

Sawyer's weekly update from the P5P mailing list, the headline of which is that Perl 5.25.10 is now available.

For your 'İ's and 'ı's only Tweet Facebook Google+
by Sinan Unur (NANIS)

Sinan has been grubbing around in Perl's internals, as part of his ongoing quest for something-or-other related to Unicode, Perl, and Windows.

Tools to package Perl scripts, modules, and applications Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Gabor goes through some of the tools you can use to package your code, for CPAN, or not.

Modules - Behind the scenes Tweet Facebook Google+
by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Gabor has a look at some of the core modules that are shipped with Perl itself.


Perl 6

The IOs Are A-Changin' Tweet Facebook Google+
by liztormato

The regular weekly roundup of Perl 6 news: some bugs have been fixed, some things have been made faster, and some other stuff.

A Unicode Search Tool Tweet Facebook Google+
by Moritz Lenz (MORITZ)

Moritz takes us through the creation of a command-line tool for looking up Unicode characters, inspired by the uni command for Perl 5.


Hacking with Perl

Telegram Keyboard Button Encoding Tweet Facebook Google+
by Flavio Poletti (POLETTIX)

Telegram is a messaging service, one of the best-known features of which is end-to-end encryption of your messages. In the client you can define custom buttons, and Flavio has used Perl to abuse this feature.

Solving twenty-four puzzles Tweet Facebook Google+
by Mark Dominus (MJD)

Back in July of last year, Mark blogged about a type of puzzle that his kids were having fun with. Here he talks through the design of his solution, and links to his Perl code.

Camel Doctor version 0.1.0 Tweet Facebook Google+
by Dimitar Mitov

Dimitar announces the first release of Camel Doctor, a web-based interface to the Perl debugger.


Perl Foundation

Makoto Nozaki Appointed Secretary Tweet Facebook Google+
by Jim Brandt

Makoto Nozaki, who is the chair of the Perl Foundation grants committee, has joined TPF board as secretary.


Not Perl

What it feels like to be an open-source maintainer Tweet Facebook Google+
by Nolan Lawson

Nolan shares what it can feel like, maintaining open source projects that are popular. TL;DR: "I've already told my partner that, if and when we decide to start having kids, I will probably quit open source for good".

The fREW Schmidt Interview Experience Tweet Facebook Google+
by Arthur Axel "fREW" Schmidt (FREW)

Frew shares his thoughts on interviewing developers, based on his experience interviewing candidates for ZipRecruiter. As he says, ultimately interviewing is really hard.


Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

Fancy a few days a week in beautiful Irvine, CA? Mountain and harbour views from the office Tweet Facebook Google+

We are looking for a fulltime Perl developer who can join us onsite at our beautiful offices a few days a week in Irvine, and work from home the rest of the time (or fulltime in Irvine).

Problem-solvers for very strong Perl Fintech/Banking team in London Tweet Facebook Google+

Very strong Perl team in central London with a reputation for technical excellence and doing things their own way. Expect to be challenged by very bright co-workers who are determined to move fast and break things.

London's Biggest Perl team Tweet Facebook Google+

Large, dynamic Perl team in Canary Wharf looking for mid-level and senior developers. Run by a Perl-loving CTO in beautiful offices with a great view over Canary Wharf, the company manages one legacy Perl codebase and a whole bunch of very new, very shiny, and very modern codebases



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