Issue #224 - 2015-11-09 - GenOO: A Modern Perl Framework for High Throughput Sequencing analysis

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Run only one instance of a program at a time

by David Farrell (DFARRELL)

What if you'd like to run a program frequently, but would also like to make sure the previous instance finished before launching a new one. One solution offered by David is to use a lockfile. But what if the process gets stuck?

Common DateTime operations

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

DateTime is huge, but as with most of other things we only use 10-20% of its capabilities. This article covers the most important aspects of the DateTime module.

Exact Perl location with B::Deparse (and Devel::Callsite)

by Rocky Bernstein (ROCKY)

To help figure out exactly where a program is stopped. E.g. in an expression like this: '$z = $x/$y + $c/$d;' to figure out which division threw the exception of 'illegal division by zero.'


Outthentic latest releases

by Alexey Melezhik (MELEZHIK)

Outthentic is a language to validate arbitrary plain text. Very often a short form 'DSL' is used for this term.


Automated refactoring of perl with PPI

by Kieren Diment (ZARQUON)

Using PPIx::Refactor to rewrite Perl code.

A quick'n'dirty Perl script to download the entire TPP and combine it into a single PDF document

by Sinan Unur (NANIS)

Office of the Unites States Trade Representative released the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in 239 individual PDF documents.


What's new on CPAN - October 2015

by David Farrell (DFARRELL)

The monthly roundup bringing you a selected collection of new modules on CPAN.


33 Programming Exercises

There are now 33 entries in the Programming Exercises.


Act Voyager Progress as of November 1st

by Theo van Hoesel (VANHOESEL)

Improving the web application that handles the Perl conferences and workshop. Pondering on which web framework to use. Which web frameworks are RFC compliant?

Call For Grant Proposals (November 2015 Round)

by Makoto Nozaki

The dead line to submit your grant request to The Perl Foundation is 16th November.

Maintaining the Perl 5 Core: Report for Month 24

by Dave Mitchell

The monthly report of Dave Mitchell.


Historical how and why of hash tables

by Mark Dominus (MJD)

A 35 min presentation by MJD together with the slides explaining what are hash tables (dictionaries for Python programmers), how they really work, and why do we have them.


Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: October 27th - November 1st

by Sawyer X (XSAWYERX)

Now already regular weekly report on the development of Perl 5. Perl 5.22.1-RC1 is now available.

RT 4.4.0 release candidate 1 released

RT - The Request Tracker that is also used for tracking bugs in CPAN modules and in core Perl.


Training Courses – More Details

by Dave Cross (DAVECROSS)

What can you expect from the training courses? Details of the 'Object Oriented Programming with Perl and Moose' and the 'Database Programming with Perl and DBIx::Class' courses.

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