Issue #338 - 2018-01-15 - Halfway through January already?

latest | archive | by D Ruth Holloway
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The winter season really flies, at my home; it seems like just a day or two ago, I was cooking for friends in November, and here we are with winter about to give one more good cold spell, then spring can start here in South Texas. It's been a quiet week in my corner of the Perl world, but I've found a few things of interest!

D Ruth Holloway


Perl 5

Testing FIDO/U2F Two Factor Authentication

by Michael Schout

Having been tasked with implementing U2F, Michael gives thanks for Authen::U2F, and contributed Authen::U2F::Tester

A Simple Telegram Bot

by Flavio Poletti (POLETTIX)

Flavio gives us a great how-to for building bots with Bot::ChatBots::Telegram.

Herding Moose (Mooses? Meece?)

by John Scoles (BYTEROCK)

John's frenzied pace of postings about Moose continues. Check out his blogs for the newest!


Perl 6

2018.02 FOSDEM Nearing

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

The Perl 6 Weekly gives us fair warning of the amazing things that'll be happening at FOSDEM, plus a rundown of developments and discussions of Perl 6.

Abusing multiple-dispatch creatively

by Jeff Goff (JGOFF)

Okay, Jeff--I understand you were hacking on Perl 6 POD trees, but this is some serious voodoo.


Weekly collections

The corner of Gabor

A couple of entries sneaked in by Gabor.

Testing Perl CGI application

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Unfortunately CGI.pm was removed from Perl, but still many sites use it. This is a simple way to test simple CGI-based applications.

Writing your own XS functions

by David Farrell (DFARRELL)

In part one, we learned the basic components of XS, and integrated two C functions into Perl. This chapter is going to show you how to define xsubs that accept multiple parameters, and define your own logic, instead of using XS as a Foreign Function Interface to a C library.

List comprehensions in Perl (almost)

by brian d foy (BDFOY)

List comprehension in Python is similar to grep and map in Perl. brian d foy takes a stab at the idea.


Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

Rapid Growth in Perl - developers wanted for an expanding central London company

According the Guinness Book of World Records, the fastest growing plant is a species of bamboo, which grows at a rate of up to 91cm a day. The fastest growing economy in the world is currently Ethiopia, with a projected growth in GDP of over 8% this year. And although the record for fastest growing Perl team might not be recorded in the Guinness Book of records, our client is a strong contender.

Be a trailblazer in a time of growth - Full Stack Architect required for a rapidly expanding London company

If you’re currently a senior full stack developer looking to take on your next role as an architect then this is a great opportunity to do so in a company that is both ambitious and supportive. Increased job satisfaction is another perk, as their codebase is notably new and clean and the team are committed to using modern practices.

London's Trendiest Office Space - Lead and Mid-Level Perl Developer roles

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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