Issue #418 - 2019-07-29 - London Perl Workshop - 2019

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Hi there

Finally the London Perl Workshop 2019 is officially announced. Please come along and enjoy FREE one day technical conference on Saturday 19th October 2019. If you are planning to attend the workshop then please note that the venue has changed this time. The new address is David Game College, 31 Jewry St, London - EC3N 2ET.

They are now accepting talk proposals. So don't delay any further and submit your proposal asap. Or if you just want to attend the workshop then I would recommend you register your intention. It would help the organisers to know in advance how many attendees are coming, so that they can plan accordingly.

Have a great week ahead and enjoy reading the newsletter.

Mohammad S. Anwar


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Announcements

London Perl Workshop - 2019

The LPW is as usual FREE for all and happening on Saturday 19th October 2019.

Swiss Perl Workshop 2019 - Less Than One Month

See you all in Olten on the 16th August 2019.


Articles

Windows and Perl

by Chase Whitener (CAPOEIRAB)

Chase Whitener shares the relationship between Windows and Perl.


Discussion

next Math::Matrix releases

by Herbert Breunung (LICHTKIND)

Herbert discussing the next release of Math::Matrix.


Web

Board update to SoC incident

by Dan Wright (DWRIGHT)

Further update by TPF to SoC incident.

The Perl Language Family

Explore the family of The Perl Language.


Grants

Perl Weekly Challenge

The Perl Weekly Challenge by Mohammad Anwar will help you step out from your comfort-zone. You can even win the prize money of $50 Amazon voucher by participating in the weekly challenge. The weekly prize is kindly sponsored by Peter Sergeant of PerlCareers.

Perl Weekly Challenge - 019

by Mohammad S. Anwar (MANWAR)

Don't miss the fun and try new challenges every week. For more information, please read FAQ page.

RECAP - Perl Weekly Challenge - 018

by Mohammad S. Anwar (MANWAR)

Review of last week challenge. There are plenty of great solutions.

Perl Weekly Challenge 018

by Adam Russell

Adam use of Class::Struct brought back good old memories. This is the beauty of weekly challenge that you are free to experiment with different ideas. You must read the blog.

Substrings and Queues with Perl 6

by Arne Sommer

Arne's blog make the learning of Perl6 feature simple and easy to follow. Highly recommended.

Perl Weekly Challenge 018/1: Longest Common Substring

by E. Choroba (CHOROBA)

In this blog, E. Choroba, discussing the first task "Longest Common Substring". I loved the way he modularise the solution that makes it so easy to follow.

Perl Weekly Challenge 018/2: Priority Queue

by E. Choroba (CHOROBA)

In this second blog of the week, Choroba shares his journey to sove the Priority Queues task. You can't afford to miss it.

Perl Weekly Challenge # 18: Longest Common Substrings, Priority Queues, and a Functional Object System

by Laurent Rosenfeld

Laurent starting with simple solution and then moving on sharing String::LCSS solution. The best part of the blog is how he wrote Perl5 solution mimicking Perl6.

Perl Weekly Challenge # 18: Priority Queues and Binary Heaps In Perl 6

by Laurent Rosenfeld

In this blog, Laurent discussing how Binary Heap can help to solve the Priority Queues task. This itself can be passed the best guide for Binary Heap. Great writing skill, I must admit.

Perl Weekly Challenge 18

by Roger Bell West (FIREDRAKE)

Roger writings has also impressed me, specially the way he explains the feature in block. This makes very it easy to follow what he is doing. Great work.


Perl 6

Six slices of pie

by Damian Conway (DCONWAY)

Damian revealing the secret who gets the biggest slice. Find out how he did it in style.

2019.29 Released

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

Testing Powershell applications with Perl6 and Sparrow6

by Alexey Melezhik (MELEZHIK)

Step-by-step instructions about how to test Powershell modules using Perl6 and Sparrow6.


Weekly collections

The corner of Gabor

A couple of entries sneaked in by Gabor.

Talking with Tech Leads

by Patrick Kua

Transitioning from developer to tech lead is not simple at all. Many pitfalls, many surprises. This presentation of Patrick along with all the references he mentioned is an excellent source of help.


Events

European PerlCon 2019

August 7-9, 2019 Riga, Latvia

Swiss Perl Workshop 2019

August 16-17, 2019 Flörli Olten, Switzerland

London Perl Workshop 2019

David Game College, 31 Jewry St, London EC3N 2ET


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Namaste and a Beach Day - Perl Position in California

Drab walls. Fluorescent lighting. A window overlooking the parking lot and Ted’s rusty old Corolla—does this sound like your nine-to-five nightmare? Then you don’t want to miss this opportunity in beautiful Irvine, California, where your new office has views of the coast, the sea, and the Saddleback. Hello, mountain majesty!

Remote Modern Perl, 2-3 month project, $50/hr

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