Issue #263 - 2016-08-08 - YAPC::EU is almost there

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Let me welcome Upasana Shukla, a new editor of the Perl Weekly:


YAPC::EU is not so far, just 15 days more to go.

If you won't be able to attend YAPC::EU, then Alpine Perl Workshop and/or Perl Dancer Conference are also worth checking out. Please, submit your talks.


Upasana Shukla


Open Source Infrastructure and DBIx::Class Diagnostics Improvements

by Arthur Axel "fREW" Schmidt (FREW)

fREW & Peter "ribasushi" Rabbitson wrote a very detailed blog post explaining improvements in DBIx::Class. They have also addressed the worrisome state of some OSS projects.

Perl's Pegex Module: a great way to parse files by creating grammars

by Vikas Kumar (VIKAS)

Vikas explains how to parse data without writing regular expressions or using split function.

Teach Makefile.PL to use cpanm

by Tobias Oetiker (OETIKER)

Tobias tells us how to cleanly install dependencies while installing CPAN modules.

Example modules are no longer indexed by PAUSE

by Neil Bowers (NEILB)

Neil explains what problems were caused by indexing of example modules in CPAN releases & how it is solved.

Call for Speakers

Alpine Perl Workshop 2016

If you have never been to Innsbruck, then it is a good excuse to visit the city & to meet and greet other Perl mongers. Deadline for talk submission is 21st August.

Perl Dancer Conf 2016

Have you done any interesting moves with Dancer lately? Share it with fellow dancers. Deadline is 30th August.


New interesting releases

SQL::Functional - Create SQL programmatically

by Timm Murray (TMURRAY)

Timm presents a very nice alternative of SQL::Abstract, worth checking out.

Perl5 plugin for IntelliJ IDEA v2.2 has been released

by hurricup (HURRICUP)

hurricup realeased v2.2 of Perl5 plugin for IntelliJ IDEA with various new features and bug fixes.

Portable GitHub system "GitPrep 2.3" is released - At last, "Issues system" is added. "Bug tracking" available

by Yuki Kimoto (KIMOTO)

GitPrep is a portable Github system, which means you can have a github clone running on your own server. If you like it, then give it a star on github, it will make Yuki happy.

Perl 5

Perl 6

Perl 6 Core Hacking: Where's Da Sauce, Boss?

by Zoffix Znet (ZOFFIX)

A very detailed & step by step short guide for hacking Perl 6 core.

Arrows, reductions and G

by Aaron Sherman

aaronsherman introduces us to his new module Math::Arrow

An End Of An Era

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

Perl Maven

Is this IP in the given subnet?

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

A very nice article & video explaining the usage of Net::Subnet & its pitfalls


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