Issue #368 - 2018-08-13 - The Perl Conference in Glasgow

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Hi there,

Today is the first day of the conference. 13th and 14th August is reserved for workshops (half and full day) conducted by greats like DrForr, Elizabeth Mattijsen, Dave Cross and Andrew Solomon. If you don't want to miss any of the workshops then please go and buy the tickets now.

Post workshops come plenty of talk by some of the great and well respected speakers. This time, you get variety of choices. Here is the full schedule for 15th Aug, 16th Aug and 17th Aug.

And when you are done with The Perl Conference in Glasgow, then kindly take a look at The Nordic Perl Workshop in Oslo on 6th and 7th September 2018. There is still time to submit talks. If you are planning to attend the conference then you can buy the tickets now.

Enjoy the summer while reading this week newsletter.

Mohammad S. Anwar


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Announcements

dev.to is now open source

by Ben Halpern

dev.to is a place for programmers of all backgrounds and experience levels to learn and share ideas.


Articles

The Perl Conference - what is new?

by Mohammad S. Anwar (MANWAR)

A blog about how to make the Perl Events more accommodating as far as First Timers are concerned.

The Secret Life of Objects: Inheritance

by Riccardo Cardin

Riccardo explains Inheritance in a way, I have never come across like this before. It forced me to rewire my brain.


Discussion

5 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Past Self

by Kim Arnett

A very interesting and useful guide for someone about to start the career.


Code

Exploring Type::Tiny Part 3: Using Type::Tie

by Toby Inkster (TOBYINK)

Toby has started blog series exploring Type::Tiny. Please follow part 1 and part 2 first.


Web

Moose Like

by John Scoles (BYTEROCK)

@Byterock explains how 'Like' and 'Not Like' should be dealt with.


CPAN

Yancy, a simple Mojolicious CMS

by Doug Bell (PREACTION)

Doug Bell released a new version of Yancy with support for asynchronous database requests using promises.


Perl Tutorial

A section for newbies and for people who need some refreshing of their Perl knowledge. If you have questions or suggestions about the articles, let me know and I'll try to make the necessary changes. The included articles are from the Perl Maven Tutorial and are part of the Perl Maven eBook.


Perl 6

2018.32 Squashathon Done

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

Perl 6 Weekly

Introducing: Perl 6 Marketing Assets Web App

by Zoffix Znet (ZOFFIX)

Team Perl 6 has setup repo for flyers and brochures for Perl 6. It is a great initiative, Team Perl 5 should do something similar imho.

The 100 Day Plan: The Update on Perl 6.d Preparations

by Zoffix Znet (ZOFFIX)

Zoffix shares the 100 day plan for Raduko Perl 6 compiler release. The code name for the next major release of Perl 6 language, is called Diwali, which is a festival of lights, celebrated by Indians.

Perl 6 small stuff #5: Gather around, it’s time to get lazy (…but why?)

by Jo Christian Oterhals

Ongoing series by someone who started learning Perl 6 after staying away from programming for few years.


DevOps

Nomad - an alternative to Kubernetes, Docker Swarm & co.

by Ben van Staveren

Interesting blog about Nomad, must read for any DevOps.


Weekly collections

The corner of Gabor

A couple of entries sneaked in by Gabor.


Events

Nordic Perl Workshop and MojoConf 2018

September 6-7, 2018, Oslo.

Swiss Perl Workshop

September 7-8, 2018 Bern.

London Perl Workshop 2018

Saturday 3rd November 2018 London


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