Issue #341 - 2018-02-05 - Civility and Perl

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Hello there!

This week was surprisingly calm, and looking at this thread I am really happy that many people have voted down the poisonous comments made by 1nickt and several people took their time to respond.

Unfortunately the down-votes are only visible to people who are logged in an who have cast their votes.

I wish more people expressed their feeling that this kind of poisonous rhetoric, and baseless accusations are not acceptable in the Perl community.

Other than that, enjoy your week :)

Gabor Szabo


Announce: Rakudo Star Release 2018.01

by Steve Mynott

The usual quarterly release of Rakudo Star.

Next stable DBD::SQLite will be released at the end of February

by Kenichi Ishigaki (ISHIGAKI)

If you rely on DBD::SQLite, it is time to test the latest development release with your code!


The challenge of recruiting Perl developers

by Andrew Solomon (ILLY)

Reduce the technical debt. Make the code your developers need to maintain saner. Provide Perl Training. Or read what the Redditors say.

Moose Moose Moose

by John Scoles (BYTEROCK)

John Scoles, the unstoppable Moose herder.

Lab::Measurement at DPG Spring Meeting in Berlin

by Simon Reinhardt

Someone actually shows a Perl-based solution outside of the Perl community. Impressed.


Mocking Should Not Require Interfaces

by Mark Leighton Fisher

How much extra code do you write to make your code testable? How much do you add to make it mock-able?



What's new on CPAN - January 2018

by David Farrell (DFARRELL)

The monthly collection of modules.


Call for Grant Proposals (January 2018 Round)

The deadline is February 11th 2018.

Perl 5

Perl 6

2018.05 Mille Plus Modules

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

Weekly collections


Call for Tutorial Sessions

Would you like to give a tutorial before or after The Perl Conference in Salt Lake City?

Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

Two Things that Make Developers Happy - Mid-to-Senior Perl Developer in London

Not everyone's like me. Perhaps nobody's like me. But when it comes to enjoying programming jobs, and particularly when it comes to enjoying Perl programming jobs, there are two things that are needed to make me happy that I suspect resonate with most other career developers.

Perl for High Performance; Senior Developer, West London

Do you know how to solve problems in terms of queues and caches? Does the idea of truly scaling your architecture on AWS excite you? Not fazed by designing your workloads to be distributed?

Sprechen Sie Deutsch und Perl fließend? Möchten Sie in London leben?

Do you speak German, Perl, and passable English?

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