Issue #339 - 2018-01-22 - Perl vs. Perl

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Hello there!

The good news is that Perl Conference in the USA was just announced. It will take place between 17-22 June, in Salt Lake City, UT.

Also Sticker You is not sponsoring the Perl Maven site. Yay!

What I did not really like is the loud in-fight in the Perl community.

Anyway, enjoy you week!

Gabor Szabo


Best Moose Opening Line Ever

by John Scoles (BYTEROCK)

John's frenzied pace of postings about Moose continues. Check out his blogs for the newest!

Simple (Date) Range Overlap Detection

by Mark Leighton Fisher

Is SQL BETWEEN really so problematic? Mark has a simple solution.

Line of Succession

by Dave Cross (DAVECROSS)

Dave created an Open Source Dancer based web application showing the British Line of Succession.

Perl 5 XML Validation with DTD and XSD

by Kirk Lewis

A practical demonstration of validating an XML Document against Document Type Definition (DTD) and XML Schema Definition (XSD) files. Though not every liked it: Reddit

Async/await in Perl - control flow for asynchrony

by Paul Evans (PEVANS)

The Feuture::AsyncAwait CPAN module is sufficiently non-alpha to be used by other modules.

Real World Perl: Measuring Working Set Size

by David Farrell (DFARRELL)

How to measure how much memory an application needs to keep working in Linux

Getting Started with Perl::Critic (the linter for Perl)

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Perl::Critic can help you potential bugs or just make your code more maintainable.




Perl 6

An Open Letter to the Perl Community

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

A call for cooperation, that was apparently met by mostly negative reactions (see Reddit). I think it is very unfortunate, but I am not surprised.

Long Live Perl 5!

by Zoffix Znet (ZOFFIX)

Zoffix, a well know proponent of Perl 6 tried to further clarify what the Perl community might think about the subject.

2018.03 Blue Note

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

Tons of new articles in the Perl 6 Weekly post.

De-duping iTunes

by brian d foy (BDFOY)

How to eliminate duplicates from iTunes using Perl 6.

Weekly collections


The Perl Conference in Salt Lake City, 2018

June 17 – June 22, 2018 in Salt Lake City, UT, USA

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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