Issue #276 - 2016-11-07 - A quiet week in Perl land

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Neil Bowers


DateTime::Calendar::Christian updated

by Tom Wyant (WYANT)

Tom was recently granted co-maint on DateTime::Calendar::Christian and has done a developer release, the first release in 13 years. He'd like feedback from anyone with an interest in it.

Log::Any 1.044-TRIAL released

by Doug Bell (PREACTION)

Doug has put out a developer release of Log::Any, and is hoping people will try it out and let him know if they have any problems.

Perl 5

Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: October 18th - 31st

by Sawyer X (XSAWYERX)

Two weeks' summaries for the price of one!

Hacking with Perl

Modern OpenGL with Perl

by Max Maischein (CORION)

Max has been playing with OpenGL and GLEW (The OpenGL Extension Wrangler Library) from Perl. Also see his follow-up post.

Seeing the SQL in DBIx::Class

by Curtis 'Ovid' Poe (OVID)

Ovid found it hard to find out what SQL was being run by DBIx::Class, and showed how he does it. In the comments you'll see that there's an easier, but perhaps hard to discover in the documentation, way to do it.

Perl 6

2016.44 Увод в Perl 6

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

The usual round-up of Perl 6 news.

FASTQ read-pairer

by Ken Youens-Clark (KCLARK)

Ken shows his parser for the FASTQ format in Perl 6.

Short Rakudo.js update

by Paweł Murias (PMURIAS)

A brief progress report on the Rakudo.js project.

Perl 6 Advent Calendar 2016 -- Call for Authors

by Moritz Lenz (MORITZ)

The Perl 6 Advent Calendar is looking for volunteers to write entries.


Perl and the birth of the dynamic web

by Michael Stevenson

A recounting of the part Perl played in the early days of the dynamic web.

Perl might be old school, but it continues to attract new users

by Tom Radcliffe

Tom goes through some of the reasons why Perl is still alive and kicking.

Not Perl

Introducing TJSON, a stricter, typed form of JSON

by Tony Arcieri

An attempt to address some of the shortcoming in JSON, some of which you may have read about it "Parsing JSON is a minefield".

How to contribute to an open source project on GitHub

A step-by-step guide on contributing to someone else's project on GitHub.

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