Issue #210 - 2015-08-03 - Farewell, friend

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Gathering the news for the Perlweekly is usually a joyful affair. But sometimes the regular technical wonderments and political melodrama are eclipsed by some sobering news. Alas, Nóirín Plunkett passed away last week. They were a contributor to many projects, a vibrant part of many of the Open Source communities, and a friend to many of us. They will be sorely missed. ~ `/anick

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Nóirín Plunkett

by Nova Patch (PATCH)

It is always a shock when a member of the community leaves us all too early. It is with great sadness that we learn that Nóirín -- contributor, advocate, but more importantly friend to many, many of us -- passed away.


Currying patterns

by Chris Weyl (RSRCHBOY)

Short and sweet example of how the currying pattern can help to stay DRY (that is: Don't Repeat Yourself).

CPAN Patch workflow

by Arthur Axel "fREW" Schmidt (FREW)

Patching modules is usually quick and easy. It's the mundane steps of repository cloning, git juggling and Pull Request crafting that usually take longer. fREW uses a mix of git-cpan, git-hub and fugitive.vim to smooth out that overhead.

CPAN Pull Request Challenge - July

by Doyle Young

Doyle was assigned MojoMojo which is a content management system that borrows concepts from wikis and blogs. He fixed a warning "Unescaped left brace in regex is deprecated, passed through in regex;"

Modern Charting tools for Desktop Applications

by Bakkiaraj Murugesan

A GTK2 based dektop application written in Perl to demonstrate Java Script charting technique.

Perl Tutorials

Beginner Perl Maven video course

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

The slidecast Perl tutorial has passed 157 freely available episodes. Available on YouTube or downloadable from the Perl Maven site.


Dave Jacoby (/var/log/rant): What Language Should I Learn? Three Answers

by Dave Jacoby (JACOBY)

That's a question that comes back over and over again. "Which language should I learn next?" Dave offers, and debates, three suggestions.

P6SGI: Perl 6 Web Service Gateway Interface

Sterling want to bring the goodness of PSGI to Perl 6, and to bring the goodness of Perl 6 to PSGI. He came up with specs for what P6SGI could be like, and now need some feedback.


Driving a Business with Perl

by Dave Cross (DAVECROSS)

A long, loooong time ago, Dave wrote an accounting system for his freelance activities. Nowadays, he uses a commercial solution, but he's sharing his old code for whoever who want to use it, learn from it, or just want a chuckle or two.

Masking Images with Imager

by JT Smith (RIZEN)

A nice show'n'tell on how to transform a regular image in a hexagonal game tile using the module 'Imager'.

Making Alien::Base more reliable

by Graham Ollis (PLICEASE)

Using Alien::Base? Then this is a must-read, as it gives a few tips to make its use more robust.

Perl5 to Java compiler is 1 month old, and we have a hackathon

by Flávio Glock (FGLOCK)

Interesting stuff happening on the Perlito front. Seems that a hackaton produced a Perl script that lives under its Java alter-ego in a HBase environment. As someone who worked with Hadoop not to long ago, this shines a brillant ray of hope over a potential huge new array of Big Data tools.


Schedule for Swiss Perl Workshop 2015 ready

Less than one month to the workshop, and the schedule is now out to whet your appetite.

Perl 6

2015.29/30 FastForwarding To The Present

by Timo Paulssen

What went on in the Perl6-sphere this week.

This week: too little sleep and too little Perl 6

by Jonathan Worthington (JONATHAN)

This week it's baby steps for Jonathan, as his time for Perl 6 was scant. But baby steps are steps still -- he still managed to do some work on multi-dimensional arrays, improve some error messages, and also removed a road-block for the next release.

Simple Game in Perl 6

by Aaron Baugher

The Perl 6 implementation of a classic card game. With annotations too!

Getting Started

by Aaron Baugher

Aaron, a seasoned Perl 5 programmer, is taking the plunge into Perl 6, and gives us his impression as his dive makes him discover the strange new lifeforms of this new ecosystem.

Weekly collections

Perl Maven and Code Maven Articles

Bailador Application in a module

Another small step in getting ready for the 'Web development with Perl 6' talk at YAPC::EU.

AngularJS - first binding

Another step in the Getting started with AngularJS series preparing for the Front-end course at YAPC::EU.

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