Issue #335 - 2017-12-25 - Happy Holidays!

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Most of you will get this in your email box on Christmas morning. Whatever holiday you and your family celebrate, I wish you all the joy, and best wishes for the start of a new year! Advent calendars are finishing up, and there's a little bit of news besides. Enjoy!

D Ruth Holloway

Advent Calendars

Perl 5

Smartmatch in 5.27.7

by Leon Timmermans (LEONT)

A breaking change is happening for many developers in 5.27.7, it seems; I'm still learning about this one, and what it'll mean for my own coding. Lots of comments--get involved, and talk to the core devs you know!

Beware the removal of when in Perl 5.28

by brian d foy (BDFOY)

brian d foy has a blog post up about his own thoughts on recent changes. Definitely worth a read!

Perl 6

2017.51 - Thirty Years

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

The Perl 6 Weekly celebrates thirty years of Perl.


White Camels 2017

by brian d foy (BDFOY)

The White Camels are out. Congratulations to this year's winners!

Weekly collections

The corner of Gabor

A couple of entries sneaked in by Gabor.

Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

Rapid Growth in Perl - developers wanted for an expanding central London company

According the Guinness Book of World Records, the fastest growing plant is a species of bamboo, which grows at a rate of up to 91cm a day. The fastest growing economy in the world is currently Ethiopia, with a projected growth in GDP of over 8% this year. And although the record for fastest growing Perl team might not be recorded in the Guinness Book of records, our client is a strong contender.

Be a trailblazer in a time of growth - Full Stack Architect required for a rapidly expanding London company

If you’re currently a senior full stack developer looking to take on your next role as an architect then this is a great opportunity to do so in a company that is both ambitious and supportive. Increased job satisfaction is another perk, as their codebase is notably new and clean and the team are committed to using modern practices.

London's Trendiest Office Space - Lead and Mid-Level Perl Developer roles

I love working in a vibrant, modern space. If you’re going to spend all day at work, it might as well be somewhere you enjoy being, rather than a cubicle farm. This client has a workspace I’m actively jealous of!

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