Issue #264 - 2016-08-15 - It is CPAN day tomorrow!

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Hi there!

Tomorrow is CPAN day. Don't forget to upload a new version of your module, or if you don't have a module, to submit a patch or a pull-request to one of the modules you use! A little push by each one of us can make a huge impact.

Enjoy your week!

Gabor Szabo


A Little Fun with OpenCV

by Dave Jacoby (JACOBY)

Despite what you might have thought OpenCV has nothing to do with your resume. CV stands for Computer Vision. Dave takes us through his exercise taking pictures and tweeting them.


Dancer 0.202000 Releases

by Jason A. Crome (CROMEDOME)

Dancer 0.202000 allows plugins to call DSL (even of other plugins!) and fixes unicode support for parameter methods.



Did Perlmonks Ever Salt and Hash Their Password Database?

According to this thread PerlMonks still stores the passwords in clear text. Strange.


Grant Report : RPerl User Documentation #2 - July 2016

by Will Braswell (WBRASWELL)

Initial work on chapter 2 of Learning RPerl is finally finished! Hopefully chapters 3 and 4 will not take quite so long to complete.


Linux Containers and Docker pstree

by Arthur Axel "fREW" Schmidt (FREW)

How to see the state of a container from a bird's eye view.

Perl 5

Quoted word lists in array refs

by Neil Bowers (NEILB)

Neil came up with an interesting idea for an addition to Perl 5: qa[ red blue green ] that would mean the same as [qw( red blue green )] today.

Perl 6


Weekly collections

Perl Maven Articles

Core Perl OOP: Constructor

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Screencast and article explaining how to create an object using 'bless'.


Request For Commits - New podcast from the House of ChangeLog

If you are interested in Open Source, this is an excellent new Podcast under the umbrella of the ChangeLog. The first two episodes were an interview with Karl Fogel, one of the core developers of Subversion and the author of the book Producing Open Source Software.

Getting to Travis and GitHub Pages Quickly

by Olaf Alders (OALDERS)

Some Git Helpers written in Perl.

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