2016.11.20 in #279
Movie-like film reader/printer based on Perl 5
Something we all did at least once, and that probably occupy 50% of the workload of the IT department of any given CSI show: a cute little script printing text in a way that mimic human typing. Nicely enough, you can compare this Perl 5 solution with its Perl 6 sibling of last week.
2017.05.05 in #302
perlcritic and allowing simple double sigils dereferencing
Perl::Critic::ProhibitDoubleSigils can be a bit too aggressive; consider ProhibitComplexDoubleSigils instead!
2018.12.03 in #385
PostgreSQL 11 Server Side Programming - Quick Start Guide
I don't know if I'll ever need to write code on a PostgreSQL server, but if I do I know which book I am going to buy. Heck, I might buy it just to learn about a subject I have never used before. Congratulations Luca!
2019.11.12 in #434
Developer on Fire Interview
2020.01.29 in #445
Perl Weekly Challenge 45: encoded messages and self-source-code-printing
Luca attempt to improve Raku learning. Really interesting take.
2020.02.03 in #446
Perl Weekly Challenge 46: encoded messages and open rooms
Luca introduced new implementation of weekly challenge in the blog.
2020.02.10 in #447
Perl Weekly Challenge 47: Roman Number Calculator and Gapful Numbers
Luca shared the trick for Roman Calculator. Highly Recommended.
2020.02.17 in #448
Perl Weekly Challenge 48: Survivors and Palindrome Dates
Luca's implementation of Palindrome date is worth reading. I enjoyed it thoroughly.
2020.02.24 in #449
Perl Weekly Challenge 49: Smallest Multiple and LRU Cache
Luca came up with class LRU in Raku to solve the LRU cache task.
2020.03.02 in #450
Perl Weekly Challenge 50: overlapping ranges and nobel numbers
Luca used the power of Range class to solve the Merge Intervals. Looks very clean solution.
2020.03.09 in #451
Perl Weekly Challenge 51: colorful numbers and triplets
Another magical Raku work shared by Luca. Highly Recommended.
2020.03.17 in #452
Perl Weekly Challenge 52: overlapping ranges and nobel numbers
Interesting take on Lucky Winner task. Also shared how COVID-19 has affected his daily routine.
2020.03.23 in #453
Perl Weekly Challenge 52: overlapping ranges and nobel numbers
Check out the fancy Raku regex, I found it very cool.
2020.03.29 in #454
Perl Weekly Challenge 54: Permutations and Collatz
Luca solved the Extra credit task using simple hash.
2020.04.06 in #455
Perl Weekly Challenge 55: Weaving and Flippin
Loved how Luca dealt with Wave Array task. There is so much to learn from his work.
2020.04.14 in #456
Perl Weekly Challenge 56: Weaving and Flipping
I loved it. Great reading for someone learning Raku.
2020.04.20 in #457
Perl Weekly Challenge 57: I suck at doing trees
Luca created Raku Class Node to solve Invert Tree task. There are plent for me to learn from his work.
2020.04.27 in #458
Perl Weekly Challenge 58: (almost) semantic version numbers and people lineup
Luca's Raku solution to the weekly challenge is full of Raku magic. I loved it.
2020.05.04 in #459
Perl Weekly Challenge 59: bits and arrays
Our last month champion, Luca, shared his Raku magic.
2020.05.11 in #460
Perl Weekly Challenge 60: bits and arrays
Luca packed plenty of Raku gems in one blog. Highly Recommended.
2020.05.18 in #461
Perl Weekly Challenge 61: IPv4 addresses and multiplications
Luca use of brute force with the power of Raku is deadly combination.
2020.05.26 in #462
Perl Weekly Challenge 62: queens and email
Luca, one of the few, who attempted 3D N Queens task. Must Read.
2020.06.01 in #463
Perl Weekly Challenge 63
Luca shared two versions of Last Word task in Raku.
2020.06.08 in #464
Perl Weekly Challenge 64: matrix sum and splitting words
Luca used Raku class to deal with the weekly challenge.
2020.06.15 in #465
Perl Weekly Challenge 65
Luca shared very interesting fact about Raku. Must Read.
2020.06.22 in #466
Perl Weekly Challenge 66
Luca always keep us posted about Coronavirus, his cat and eye. We wish him quick recovery.
2020.06.29 in #467
Perl Weekly Challenge 67
Nice to hear, Olivia is getting better. Enjoy his regular Raku magic.
2020.07.06 in #468
Perl Weekly Challenge 68
Interesting approach to the Linked List task, must read.
2020.07.13 in #469
Perl Weekly Challenge 69: Strobogrammatic and 0-1 numbers
Luca shares the power of gather/take of Raku. Must Read.
2020.07.23 in #470
Perl Weekly Challenge 70: flipping and greying
Good luck for your eye surgery. Please don't let the mood go down.
2020.07.27 in #471
Perl Weekly Challenge 71: linked lists and peaking
Olivia, the pet cat in the house of Luca has now become official mascot for Perl Weekly Challenge. Hope and pray she gets well soon.
2020.08.03 in #472
Perl Weekly Challenge 72: trailng zeros and line filter
Luca has been dealing many issues in his personal life but still managing time to do weekly challenges. Incredible.
2020.08.16 in #473
Perl Weekly Challenge 73: reduction to min
Highlight of the blog is the use of [min] reduction operator of Raku.
2020.08.17 in #474
Perl Weekly Challenge 74: counting
You can't afford to miss the Raku one-liner by Luca. Must Read.
2020.08.24 in #475
Perl Weekly Challenge 75: nested loops
Luca pushed Raku to the limit to get the end result. Solution to the "Largest Rectangle Histogram" stands out.
2020.08.31 in #476
Perl Weekly Challenge 76: my last PWC (for a while)
Luca, all the best for your eye surgery. Hope everything goes smooth and you regain the sight in both eyes.
2021.01.04 in #494
Perl Weekly Challenge 94: I’M (nearly) BACK!
Welcome back Luca. It is so inspiring to see him back in action.
2021.01.11 in #495
Perl Weekly Challenge 95: palindrome numbers and stacks
Luca is an inspiration to all PWC members. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with us.
2021.01.18 in #496
Perl Weekly Challenge 96: Levenshtein distance
Luca sharing the power of Raku. It reminded me of my days of struggling with Raku.
2021.01.25 in #497
Perl Weekly Challenge 97: flipping and swapping
Luca kept the Caesar Cipher task simple and easy to follow.
2021.02.01 in #498
Perl Weekly Challenge 98: reading chars and inserting in array
Luca kept the discussion to the point. Simple and easy to follow.
2021.02.08 in #499
Perl Weekly Challenge 99: ovelapping searches
Thanks for sharing the good news about your eye. Reading his blog is always fun.
2021.02.15 in #500
Perl Weekly Challenge 100: times and triangles
Luca shares his Raku skill and presented some Raku magic.
2021.03.08 in #503
Perl Weekly Challenge 103: Chinese Calendar and streaming players
Luca is back with a bang. Nice demo of using Class in Raku.
2021.03.15 in #504
Perl Weekly Challenge 104: recursion and picking
Luca as always shared Raku magic like samewith().
2021.03.22 in #505
Perl Weekly Challenge 105: singing roots
Luca's blog makes it lot easier to read his Raku solutions. Keep it up.
2021.03.29 in #506
Perl Weekly Challenge 106: quick and easy
Luca used his Raku skill and made both tasks look like schoolboy tasks. Simply the best.
2021.04.08 in #507
Perl Weekly Challenge 107: copying myself
Luca used Raku's Meta Object Class to solve the List Methods task.
2021.04.12 in #508
Perl Weekly Challenge 108 - Memory Layout and Bell Numbers
I loved the use of Raku's 'multi' feature. It makes code so clean and easy to read. Thanks for sharing.
2021.04.22 in #509
Perl Weekly Challenge 109: Choowa Numbers and Sums
Luca came up with compact solutions in Raku. Well done. Keep it up.
2021.04.26 in #510
Perl Weekly Challenge 110: Mangling Text File
Luca shared some cool Raku magic dealing with regex. Thanks for sharing the knowledge.
2021.05.03 in #511
Perl Weekly Challenge 111: Words and Matrix
Luca showed the power of Raku when dealing with the weekly challenge. He made it look so simple.
2021.05.10 in #512
Perl Weekly Challenge 112: Climbing the canonical path!
Luca attempted to solve the Climb Stairs task without the use of any library; pure logical solution.
2021.05.18 in #513
Perl Weekly Challenge 113: sums and trees
Luca shared the real power of Raku. I loved his solution to the Recreate Binary Tree task specially.
2021.05.24 in #514
Perl Weekly Challenge 114: palindrome and 1's number
As always, you can find interesting Raku magic in Luca's blog post. Fun to read the blog.
2021.06.08 in #516
Perl Weekly Challenge 116: numbers
Luca's verbose solution is so simple to follow. Thanks for sharing.
2021.06.15 in #517
Perl Weekly Challenge 117: quick and dirty
Luca's Raku solution to the Find Possible Paths task is my favourite this week. The code looks elegant. Thanks for your efforts.
2021.06.28 in #519
Perl Weekly Challenge 119: numbers
2021.07.05 in #520
Perl Weekly Challenge 120: quick and dirt
Luca's solution to the Clock Angle task is unbelievably simple. Simply genius. Thanks for sharing.
2021.07.12 in #521
Perl Weekly Challenge 121: bits and salesman
Luca didn't like The Travelling Salesman task but still managed to present us the solution in a simple and easy-to-follow way. Thanks.
2021.07.20 in #522
Perl Weekly Challenge 122: mangling numbers
2021.08.04 in #524
Perl Weekly Challenge 124: difficult women
Luca used Raku a class to deal with the task #1. I noticed the intensity in his work. I respect the honesty in his contributions. Keep up the great work.
2021.08.16 in #526
Perl Weekly Challenge 126: counting mines.
Luca's solution to the Minesweeper Game is easy to read and follow. I liked the simplicity. Keep up the great work.
2021.08.23 in #527
Perl Weekly Challenge 127: no need for coffee
Short and sweet Raku solutions shared by Luca. Incredible.
2021.08.30 in #528
Perl Weekly Challenge 128: to much complex?
Luca also used a Raku class to solve the Minimum Platform task. I just love it. Keep it up.
2021.09.06 in #529
Perl Weekly Challenge 129: trees and sums
Luca being a Raku lover, once again shared cool use of Raku class. Nice introduction to Raku class if you are new to Raku. Thanks for sharing.
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