Issue #326 - 2017-10-23 - What is your your favorite programming language?

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Hi there

you might recall I write about Perl on the Perl Maven site and about everything else on the Code Maven site. In order to serve you better I'd like to know what are the 3 most important languages to you? So I have a one-question survey asking just that. I'd be happy if you filled it out and as a thank-you note if you fill it out you'll get a coupon to buy my Git eBook at a very deep discount.

Oh and there are plenty of good articles in this newsletter :)

Enjoy your week!

Gabor Szabo


Articles

vim, Ale, Syntastic and Perl::Critic

by Olaf Alders (OALDERS)

Ale is faster than Syntastic, but Olaf also asks for help with some Perl::Critic integration.

Application Metrics with Yertl

by Doug Bell (PREACTION)

Time series databases are useful to collect monitoring data and create reports from them. They can count number of visits to a site or elapsed time serving a page. ETL::Yertl provides an SQL interface to interrogate the data in such time series.

Don't use until, unless...

by Tom Ryder

I am not sure who reported it that students for whom English is not the mother tongue have harder time understanding and using 'until' and 'unless' than those who were born in an English-language country.

Bitcoin XS Modules

This guide goes over setting up a simple HD Tree, drafting a P2SH transaction, and running an SPV client. - I guess this is only for people who already understand this vocabulary.

Fixing Legacy Perl Functions With Decorators

by Ynon Perek (YNONP)

Perl can have functions creating functions that can wrap other functions. Decorators is the name used in Python where it also has some syntactic sugar. In this article you'll see Memoization and logging for any function.


Testing

Automated testing on Windows with AppVeyor

by Lukas Mai (MAUKE)

AppVeyor is cloud-based Continuous Integration service running on MS Windows. You can easily hook up your CPAN module or other Perl-based application to test it on Windows. A Lot less excuses for not supporting Windows.

Cygwin interesting problems

by Ben Bullock (BKB)

Cygwin is a special source of Yak Shaving with all kinds of questions one need to answer. I wonder, could AppVeyor be used to test CPAN modules on Cygwin?

Lab::Measurement: New lightweight backends for VXI-11 and USB-TMC

by Simon Reinhardt

The Lab::Measurement project provides Open Source control of Test & Measurement devices with Perl.


Web

Dancer2 0.205002 released; survey update

by Jason A. Crome (CROMEDOME)

See the list of change in the article and follow this link to the Dancer Survey.


CPAN

Introducing the PAUSE Operating Model

by Neil Bowers (NEILB)

You might recall there was some mud-sliding around the the ownership of the DBIx::Class namespace. In order to reduce possible future tensions, the PAUSE admins have created a document describing the rules of their operation.


Infrastructure

Perl Infrastructure

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

What kind of infrastructure is behind the Perl-related web sites? Who are the contact people?


Grants

Perl 6

Taking Ticketing Seriously

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

High End Unicode in Rakudo Perl 6

by Samantha McVey

Presentation from The European Perl Conference in 2017.


Perl 5

Weekly collections

Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

Perl Applications and Protein Analysis – mid-level Perl developer wanted for a London bioinformatics company

Calling all science enthusiasts! Perhaps you studied Chemistry at university but then found yourself pulled towards software development instead when you entered the world of work? Or maybe you did a dissertation or early internship in bioinformatics and have always wanted to get back into the sciences? This interesting role sits at the junction of science and software development, and is a great opportunity for a Perl developer to rediscover his or her passion for the natural sciences.

Do some good in the world – Perl developers required for a charity and giving-focused team in Kent, UK

Want to do something good for once? Join the Kickstarter of the charity world, supporting activists and causes around the world. You’ll be working in Perl to support a range of their highly successful charity and giving-focused projects.

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I love working in a vibrant, modern space. If you’re going to spend all day at work, it might as well be somewhere you enjoy being, rather than a cubicle farm. This client has a workspace I’m actively jealous of!



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