Issue #283 - 2016-12-25 - Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah

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It seems that Perl folks are making good use of their holidays, all of those advent calendar articles are showing it :).

I wish you all a very happy 2017, see you all next year.


Upasana Shukla


Evozon + Perl = Going Big in 2017

We're cooking something big here at the Evozon HQ in Transylvania as we want to grow our Perl team significantly, and also bring in some fresh new  projects. So, if you're looking for a job, or a team to work on your project, get in touch at, or We can't wait to hear from you.

New releases

Amusewiki 2.0

by Marco Pessotto

Amusewiki (a CMS) version 2.0 was released last week. It has fair amount of documentation & looks promising.

Perl 5

speeding up the inter-web

by Theo van Hoesel (VANHOESEL)

Theo tells how one can optimize their website using HTTP caching.


Strip leading spaces from here-docs with v5.26

by brian d foy (BDFOY)

Perl v5.26 will allow us to use indented here-docs, Brian explains it with some examples.

Contributing to Dancer

by Jason A. Crome (CROMEDOME)

Do you want to contribute to Dancer? If yes, then you should definitely read this post.

Perl Maven

Perl 6

Day 24 – One Year On

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

Liztormato takes us through the past, the present & the future (plans) of Perl(6)

Weekly collections

Advent Calendars

C::Blocks Advent

by David Mertens (DCMERTENS)

David started a series of blog posts about C::Blocks library (embeding a fast C compiler directly into your Perl parser).

Getopt modules Advent

by Steven Haryanto (SHARYANTO)

Perlancar started a series of blog posts to review modules that parse command line options (usually under the Getopt namespace).

Not Perl

A container networking overview

by Julia Evans

I had a hard time with understanding containers, but Julia made it a bit simple.

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