Issue #292 - 2017-02-27 - Always use warnings

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Hi there

there are several good articles this week and I also have a few of mine.

Enjoy your week and if you have any news you'd like to share with the readers of the Perl Weekly, let us know!

Gabor Szabo



Perl and Redis

by Mihai Szilagyi

Redis is one of the mainstream NoSQL databases. Mihai provides some basic information on how to use it from Perl.

Callback Functions Between C and Perl

by Timm Murray (TMURRAY)

Everything you ever want to do with xs is documented somewhere in perlxs, perlguts, perlapi, perlxstypemap, and perlcall. Figuring out where it's documented, and how it relates to everything else, is the hard part.

Always use warnings in your Perl code!

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

In almost every place where Perl is written by people who are not connected to the Open Source Perl community, they still need to be convinced of the advantages of 'use warnings'. Here you can find a number of examples of what could go wrong if you did not have 'use warnings' in your code.

Machine learning in Perl

by Sergey Kolychev

'So I had a sad day around Dec 15 and decided to try to repay Perl for 19 years of taking care of me.' ++ for that!


Testing my tests

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

This is a question: Is there some tool for Perl that would randomly change the AUT and run the tests effectively trying to figure out if the tests would catch those changes?


Configuring NGINX for SSL with Let’s Encrypt

by Joel Berger (JBERGER)

Mojolicious has some built-in magic to do this.


Perl 5

Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: February 13th-19th

by Sawyer X (XSAWYERX)

Lots of grant reports and a number of issues handled.


Import on demand

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Anotother entry published from the the Advanced Perl videos series that was earlier only available to paying members of the Perl Maven site.

Perl 6

2017.08 Evolving Slangs

The Perl 6 Weekly with link collection.

Advance Notice of Significant Changes

by Zoffix Znet (ZOFFIX)

Embrace the change in I/O.

Your own template engine in 4 flavors. With Benchmarks!

by Pawel Pabian

The rite of passage for real Perl developers was to build a templating engine. Now you can see how to do that in Perl 6.

Weekly collections

Event reports

Perl 5 Core Hackathon (p5hack) Report

by Todd Rinaldo

This was the first Perl 5 Core Hackathon in Amsterdam.

Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

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).

Problem-solvers for very strong Perl Fintech/Banking team in London

Very strong Perl team in central London with a reputation for technical excellence and doing things their own way. Expect to be challenged by very bright co-workers who are determined to move fast and break things.

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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