Issue #262 - 2016-08-01 - Happy 5th anniversary!

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The Slashdot Interview With Larry Wall

Many questions from all over the place.


Perl tricks for system administrators

by D Ruth Holloway

The examples will not be new to any Perl expert, but the fact that Ruth writes for a publication outside the echo chamber is worth the praise and begs for more. (Comments at Reddit Perl and Reddit sysadmin.)

Sparrowdo automation. Part 4. Managing users and groups.

by Alexey Melezhik (MELEZHIK)

Remember, Sparrowdo is a configuration management tool written in Perl.

Log your machines and Check your logs

by Dave Jacoby (JACOBY)

An example using Log::Log4Perl and Pushover for notifications.


by Thomas Klausner (DOMM)

App::TimeTracker is the easily extendable command line based time tracker. This is a new plugin to post your work to your Slack channel.

Deleting item using Ajax request with DELETE and OPTIONS

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

An episode in the Perl Dancer series that was first published a year ago for the Perl Maven Pro subscribers.

Health Level 7 (HL7) with Perl

by Nikos Vaggalis

Apparently, HL7 is the name of the defacto standard in the health sector for exchanging clinical and patient information over heterogeneous systems and there is a module called Net::HL7 to handle that format.


Net::Twitter Cookbook: How to Tweet

by Dave Jacoby (JACOBY)

Sending a Tweet from a Perl script.

Creating a Reverse Lookup Table for OTRS with ActivePerl

by Ulrich Blumensaat

A mix of Perl, SQL, and Linux shell command to get the job done.


Perl 5

Perl 6


Intended Audience

by Dave Cross (DAVECROSS)

Dave will run a one-day training course at YAPC::EU in Cluj. Should you attened?

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