Issue #324 - 2017-10-09 - Mad Scrambles sometimes find the coolest news

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I let my weekend get away from me, so I'm hustling around to find you some news. Start planning now for 2018 events! mdk is already hard at work for the European Perl Conference in August, so what's your excuse? Also, kind of huge news on the Perl 6 front--there is a CPAN for Perl 6!

D Ruth Holloway


Fancy a Game of (Code) Golf?

Coding as a game? Come show off your coding talent with a round of code golf!

Perl 5

Iridium Flare End-Of-Life

by Tom Wyant (WYANT)

Tom proposes deprecation of Astro::Coord::ECI::TLE::Iridium, as the Iridium fleet is updated.

Strawberry Perl and released

by kmx (KMX)

Strawberry Perl has released new 5.24 and 5.26 versions

Perl 6

2017.40--Unicode Granted

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

The Perl 6 Weekly

CPAN6 is here

by Zoffix Znet (ZOFFIX)

Perl 6 finally gets support for CPAN! It's usable, and you should start using it at once!

Weekly collections


Call For Lightning Talks -- London Perl Workshop

The LPW is coming up on the 25th of November, and the day will end with Lightning talks. Submit yours now!

Call for Papers

by Mark Keating

mdk is getting an early start on preparations for The Perl Conference in Glasgow, August 13-17, 2018. The Call for Papers is now open.

The corner of Gabor

A couple of entries sneaked in by Gabor.

Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

Contract Role - 6 months onsite in west London

The nights are closing in and winter is looming. It’s easy to get a bit down at the prospect of 6 months of grey British weather ahead. But, as the old idiom says, a change is as good as a rest… and here we have a role that can provide an exciting new challenge to tide you through the winter.

Après–Perl…ski! Junior and Senior roles in the Swiss Alps

Picture an idyllic village high up in the Swiss Alps, with expansive views down to the valley below and the craggy mountains in the distance. There is a smell of fresh pine in the air, and the sound of streams burbling by. Now picture a traditional wooden chalet nestled in that village, housing a busy team of Perl developers working with the latest Perl technologies. Seems unlikely? Well, lovers of the great outdoors will be delighted to hear that this is a reality!

Independent thinkers required! Mid/Senior-level Developer for an innovative London company

Have you ever worked for a company with a micromanagement style, where a boss was constantly breathing down your neck? Do you hate spending more time in meetings about product requirements than actually getting on with building the product?

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