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Active Editors

Gabor Szabo Established by Gabor Szabo, long time Perl developer; Rust, Python and Perl trainer. Author of the Perl tutorial on the Perl Maven site and of the Code Maven and Rust Maven sites. White Camel awardee. He develops the CPAN Diger, the Rust Digger and the PyDigger services. He teaches training courses in Israel and around the world. He has the hat of the chief editor. (371 issues)
Mohammad Sajid Anwar Mohammad Sajid Anwar joined the team of editors in May 2018. He is CPAN Author and Contributor. He regularly blogs here. He enjoys submitting Pull Requests and speaking at Perl Conferences. He also loves spending time to help others to keep CPAN better source of information. Watch this interview with him. White Camel awardee. He runs The Weekly Challenge - Perl and Raku. (158 issues)

Previous Editors

Yanick Champoux Since the beginning of 2013 Yanick Champoux is the co-editor of the newsletter. He used to write the bi-weekly Shuck & Awe: Hunting for Perl, he is a serious Perl programmer, and a walking dictionary. Reading his writings is always a challenge. A very enjoyable challenge. (63 issues)
Neil Bowers Starting from October 2014 Neil Bowers became the 3rd co-editor of the newsletter. He writes plenty of articles comparing CPAN modules to each other and then taking over some of them. He also runs his own company, . Watch this interview with him. (55 issues)
Upasana Shukla Upasana Shukla joined the team of editors in August 2016. She got involved in the Perl community by participating in GNOME's Outreach Program for Women and freeing Moose from stringy exceptions. Since then she is unstoppable. She also has a number of modules on CPAN. (11 issues)
D Ruth Holloway D Ruth Holloway joined the team of editors in October 2016. She used to work on software managing libraries and now she works for cPanel. She writes for (19 issues)
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