Issue #291 - 2017-02-20 - FOSDEM videos

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Higher-level list utility functions with List::UtilsBy

by Andy Lester (PETDANCE)

Andy sings the praises of List::UtilsBy. This is similar to List::Util, but provides functions that take a block which controls how the function works.

Perl 5

P5P Mailing List Summary: February 7th-12th

by Sawyer X (XSAWYERX)

This week our happy crew spent most of their time discussing 2nd generation Pokémon, and who has and hasn't got Snorlax yet.

Restrict the import by listing the functions to be imported

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Gabor shows how to import just the functions you're going to use, when use'ing a module.

Fixing Perl's Unicode problems on the command line on Windows: A trilogy in N parts

by Sinan Unur (NANIS)

Sinan looks at some of the problems you might encounter trying to use Unicode with Perl on Windows.

Else Clauses on Loops

Jeremy wondered whether anyone else would like an else clause on loops, which would be run if the body of the loop was never run. I've never wanted such a thing, but I did enjoy the comments, which illustrate that one person's "you don't need to ever use X", is another person's "I use that all the time".

Perl 6

More Than One Zero

by Timo Paulssen

The weekly collection of Perl 6 news.

A File and Directory Usage Graph

by Moritz Lenz (MORITZ)

Building a visualisation showing what's taking up diskspace, in Perl 6. This is from Moritz's book, Perl 6 by Example, a work in progress.

Hacking with perl

How I got three errors into one line of code

by Mark Dominus (MJD)

Mark talks us through the problems he had with one line of code.

Shaving Last.FM Yaks

by Dave Cross (DAVECROSS)

Dave is fighting entropy.


Manipulating the file system with Mojo::File

by Marcus Ramberg (MRAMBERG)

Mojolicious now includes Mojo::File, a class for manipulating files. I haven't done a feature-by-feature comparison, but it's similar to Path::Tiny, if you're familiar with that.


FOSDEM 2017 Perl DevRoom

by Claudio Ramirez (NXADM)

Videos from the Perl room at FOSDEM.

Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

Perhaps the most enlightened Perl team in London, UK

It’s no secret that I used to run a Perl team myself in Central London, and was competing for talent with the other teams. By far the hardest team to compete with was the one whose technical leader was making sure his team were always using the best tools...

Fancy a few days a week in beautiful Irvine, CA? Mountain and harbour views from the office

We are looking for a fulltime Perl developer who can join us onsite at our beautiful offices a few days a week in Irvine, and work from home the rest of the time (or fulltime in Irvine).

London's Biggest Perl team

Large, dynamic Perl team in Canary Wharf looking for mid-level and senior developers. Run by a Perl-loving CTO in beautiful offices with a great view over Canary Wharf, the company manages one legacy Perl codebase and a whole bunch of very new, very shiny, and very modern codebases

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