Issue #265 - 2016-08-22 - Someone please stop these Perl 6 people :)

latest | archive | edited by Upasana Shukla
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After a quiet week for Perl 6 folks, they are back in action. So many things to read.

Also, pack your bags for YAPC::EU. Sadly, I am going to miss it this year, but I hope talks will be online.

Enjoy your week!

Upasana Shukla


Fuzzing Perl: A Tale of Two American Fuzzy Lops

by Brian Carpenter

Brian "geeknik" Carpenter found six flaws in Perl using AFLFast and reported them to the Perl security team.

Base conversion

by Dana Jacobsen (DANAJ)

Dana takes us through various CPAN modules for base conversion.

Hello, Perl Developers!

by Richard Elberger (RICHE)

Want to use various services on AWS using Perl? Richard tells us about PAWS, a Perl SDK for AWS.


Perl Multithreaded Server Example

by Robert Whitney

XavierNite showed us an example of a Perl multithreaded server & some other people tell us about better alternatives. Check out more in the reddit thread.

Identify slow code with Devel::Timer

by David Farrell (DFARRELL)

David tells us how to use Devel::Timer to find slow code.

New releases


A recap for CPAN day

by Lee Johnson (LEEJO)

Lee Johnson recaps his CPAN journey on CPAN day

Bad news

Randal Schwartz is in the hospital and could use some help.

by brian d foy (BDFOY)

If you want to help Randal Schwartz, then please get in touch with Brian D Foy.

Shut down Questhub

by Vyacheslav Matyukhin

Questhub is going to shut down soon. I used it at some point in the past & liked it. If you want to save it, then may be lend a hand to Vyacheslav.


Been coding PHP for 12 years. Got a new job and need to learn Perl. What do I need to know?

by synchronium

synchronium needs to learn Perl & asked on reddit for suggestions. If you have any suggestions, then please comment on the reddit thread.

Analyzing web application usage

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Gabor asked how do you analyze your web application usage, if you have anything to say then please comment on the reddit thread.

Perl 5

Perl 6

The Awesome Errors of Perl 6

by Zoffix Znet (ZOFFIX)

Zoffix explains Errors in Perl 6

Where did we go wrong?

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

So many things are happening in the Perl 6 world. I can't include everything here, but this one blog post summarizes it well.

Weekly collections

Perl Maven Articles

Core Perl OOP: attributes, getter - setter

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Screencast explaining getter-setter in core Perl OOP & Moose.

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