Issue #377 - 2018-10-15 - Prepare for Advent!

latest | archive | by Gabor Szabo
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Hi,

the usual preparations for Christmas have started and a number of Perl-related Advent calendars are in the works. It is a good chance for you to step in an contribute your own experience!

I also have a request: Do you work on a team that is partialy or full distirbuted geographically? If yes and if you have some time to talk to me about your experience, please get in touch!

Enjoy your week!

Gabor Szabo


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Announcements

2018 Dancer Advent Calendar

by Jason A. Crome (CROMEDOME)

Do you want to write an article for the advent calendar? Tell us your Dancer success stories, all about a plugin you authored, how your migration from D1 to D2 went... the sky is the limit.

The Perl Advent Calendar 2018 Wants You

by Mark Fowler (MARKF)

There is also the regular Perl Advent calendar, if you'd like to contribute.

Perl[56] on the 35c3

by Daniel Böhmer

Between Christmas and new year (Dec 27-30) Leipzig, Germany will hold the largest hacker conference in Europe: the 35th Chaos Communication Congress. Do you consider going to 35c3?

No devroom for Perl at FOSDEM 2019

by Wendy Van Dijk

This year the organizer have decided not to allocate a room for Perl. I'd say use this opportunity to put Perl in every room! Check out the list of rooms and what kind of problems can you solve with Perl that is related to each topic. Then talk to the organizers of those rooms and try to get your talk accepted.


Articles

Just Moose It!

by John Scoles (BYTEROCK)

I really don't know what to say, I am so impressed by the persistent writing capabilities of John. It seem he has been blogging every day for almost a year now.

Case Study - Geekuni at Booking.com, 2018

by Andrew Solomon (ILLY)

Instead of trying to hire just 'Perl developers' Booking is hiring developers in general and teaches them how to write in Perl. Sounds as if they invented the wheel, but it is really just common sense. Other companies might take similar route.


Web

Games

CPAN

What's new on CPAN - September 2018

by David Farrell (DFARRELL)

The monthly report of David highlighting the most interesting new stuff on CPAN.


Grants

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.


Employment

I'm Hiring at ActiveState Again

by Dave Rolsky (DROLSKY)

The ActiveState Careers page has two Build Engineer positions open, one for Linux and one for Windows.


Perl 6

2018.41 Merged the JS!

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

The Perl 6 weekly collection


Weekly collections

Event reports

TPF Notes from OSCON 2018

by Jim Brandt

The Perl Foundation had a booth at this year at OSCON. A short report.

YAPC BoF How to grow your Perl team

by Andrew Solomon (ILLY)

a summary of the 'Growing your Perl Team' BoF at YAPC::EU


Events

London Perl Workshop 2018

November 24th, 2018, London


Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

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You’ll help build out a Modern Perl platform ahead of international expansion



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