Issue #206 - 2015-07-06 - Just take our money!

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Lots of announcements and many Perl 6 related entries this week. Keep on the heat!

Enjoy your week! ~szabgab

Gabor Szabo


A Basic Challenge

by Rocky Bernstein (ROCKY)

A Challenge for you, though I am not sure if this is about implementing BASIC in Perl, compiling BASIC to Perl, or Compiling C++ to Perl.

Foswiki 2.0 Release Candidate is available

It is ready for your testing!

Sydney PM July 2015

by Dean Hamstead (DJZORT)

Thursday, 21st July 2015 at 18:00


Using HTML::Tree to create magic

by Justin Simoni (JJSIMONI)

Dada Mail, one of the oldest and still actively maintained open source Perl projects got a new release and in it some new capabilities for branding to an existing site. How did Justin implement this so the user won't need to learn 3 new pieces of technology?


Fixing an old logic issue

by Dave Jacoby (JACOBY)

An interesting mix of old-school CGI script with 0 padding if IDs and JSON response.

Basic network hacking with Perl

by David Farrell (DFARRELL)

Tow of the scripts from 'Penetration Testing With Perl' refactored: 'Livehost Detection' and 'Fingerprinting'.

How to notify 1/14th of your users every fortnight

by Thomas Klausner (DOMM)

How do you partition the users in your database to 14, more-or-less equal sized groups? How to you map every 14th work-day to the same partition?


PSGI and AJAX for single-page applications

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

PSGI is the superglue connecting Perl to web servers. It is rather low level, but there are cases when you need to use that instead of one of the higher level frameworks.


Pay attention to versions of upriver dependencies

by Neil Bowers (NEILB)

Just as you need to pay attention to the date on the bottled water you drink, so you won't drink expired water by mistake; you need to pay attention to the version number of the things floating on the water in the river above the place where you let your folks drink from the river.


Call For Grant Proposals (July 2015 Round)

by Makoto Nozaki

The Perl Foundation keeps offering you money. Why don't you take some?

Perl 6

PDL features I'd like to see in Perl 6

by David Mertens (DCMERTENS)

PDL, the Perl Data Language is the basis of many of the scientific computations available in Perl 5. If you are into that sort of computtion (or if you use NumPy and want something better) then read this.

Announce: Rakudo Star Release 2015.06

Just going forward like a clock.

Grant status update

by Jonathan Worthington (JONATHAN)

A mostly administrative overview of the past 3 month of work Jonathan has done.

Crystal and Perl 6 join Travis CI

Perl 6 became one of the community supported languages on Travis-CI.

Perl5 to Perl6 conversion a la Perl::Critic

by Jeff Goff (JGOFF)

... and it is called Perl::Mogrify

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Beginner Perl Maven video course

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

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