Issue #193 - 2015-04-06 - YAPC::NA Master classes updated

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The YAPC::NA web site now lists six Master classes. Check them out and register!


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Saving Vertical Space

by David Bradford (DBRADFORD)

An example of refactoring a long function to fit on one screen.

Coding Guidelines & Best Practices - Perl

by Sheeju Alex (SHEEJU)

Discussing issues such as ViMconfig, Comments, Naming Conventions, Logging, Code Formatting. Also discussed at Reddit.


Uncommon OS Platforms Wanted for Testing

by Barbie (BARBIE)

The CPAN Testers would like to see more testing being done on the less common platforms. If you happen to have access to operating systems that are not on the top of the OS/Perl matrix.

Testing my API changes with Perl

by Dave Jacoby (JACOBY)

A test script using LWP::UserAgent to access a web page, and JSON to convert the returned JSON string to a Perl data structure.


How to add 'provides' metadata via Makefile.PL

by David Golden (DAGOLDEN)

Though I think in most cases this should happen automatically, in the rare cases when you need to fiddle with the names listed in the META files, this explanation can be useful

CPAN pull requests in March 2015

by Neil Bowers (NEILB)

The number of pull requests is slightly up since February


April 1 - Act

by Theo van Hoesel (VANHOESEL)

Act is the web application used to manage most of the Perl conference, workshops, and even the Hackathons. Theo reports about the TPF grant he received to modernize the application.

Perl 6

Early Perl 6

by Gianluca Casati (FIBO)

I am not sure about the title. The article shows how to compile and install MoarVM and Rakudo Star.

WenZPerl Donate 10,000 EUR to new Perl 6 Core Development Fund

by Karen Pauley

WenZPerl is the company of Elizabeth Mattijsen and Wendy van Dijk who do an awful lot for Perl. Both code wise and promotion wise. Now they even given their money. (.. and this is not even the first time!)

Weekly collections

Perl Maven Tutorials

Methods, Functions and Subroutines in Perl and what is $self ?

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

What is the difference between a method and a function in Perl? What is in $self ? And what is $me ?

Add some acceptance tests using

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

A screencast from the series about the cloning project.


YAPC::Russia 2015

16-17 May 2015, Moscow, Russia

3 Awesome Perl Events in NYC this Spring/Summer

by David Farrell (DFARRELL)

Quack & Hack NYC, April 4th; NYC Perl Hackathon, May 2nd; Mojoconf, June 4th-6th

Come to MojoConf and tell us something cool!

by Joel Berger (JBERGER)

MojoConf will be held in New York City (June 4th-6th).

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