Issue #347 - 2018-03-18 - Happy belated π day!

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TPCiSLC (The Perl Conference in Salt Lake City) has closed their CFP submission. If you have missed their deadline, then don't worry TPCiG (The Perl Conference in Glasgow) CFP is still open for you. If for some reason you can't go to Glasgow, then check out other Perl events in the newsletter.

Happy monday!

Upasana Shukla


GPW2018 - Draft schedule online

The German Perl Workshop will take place in Gummersbach between 4-6 April 2018.

A decade of classes in Lausanne

by Damian Conway (DCONWAY)

Wow, these classes are practically free. With Damian. In Switzerland. What else could I want. If I did not have a previous commitment on those days I'd surely go. The low prices will totally offset the extra chocolate I'd eat there.

The Perl Conference in Europe

I have not seen any announcement from them outside of their own web site, but nevertheless they deserve to be mentioned: In Glasgow between 15th-17th August. The CFP is still open.

French Perl Workshop

May 18 - 19, 2018 Paris, France

Swiss Perl Workshop

September 7 - 8, 2018 Bern, Switzerland

Perl 5

Hidden Gems of Vol.2

by David Farrell (DFARRELL)

David found Tom Christiansen's Perl style guide. Inspite of being old, the style guide has some valuable tips.


by Aristotle Pagaltzis (ARISTOTLE)

Aristotle tells us when (not) to use his Try::Tiny::Tiny CPAN module

Dist::Zilla Does Pod

by John Scoles (BYTEROCK)

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


A better Perl xUnit

by timretout

Test2::Tools::xUnit is an implementation of xUnit for Perl that works with Test2. The author would like to you have your feedback.

Apache::ASP v2.63 released!

by perl-asp

Apache::ASP provides Active Server Pages port to Apache Web Server.

Perl 6

2018.11 Lockless Gems

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

The Week in Perl 6. - Jonathan Worthington wrote some modules implementing concurrent & lock-free data structures.


GitLabbers share how to recognize burnout (and how to prevent it)

by Clement Ho

In today's fast paced lives, it is quite common for people to burn out. This post explains how to recognize it & then prevent it.

How to avoid humiliating newcomers: A guide for advanced developers

by A. Jesse

This is an important read for (experienced) developers, who often end up hurting new comers (un)intentionally.


Ricardo Signes Nomination for TPF Board

by Jim Brandt

Ricardo Signes (rjbs) has been nominated for TPF Board and TPF welcomes your feedback.

Perl Maven

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Perl Mongers of Wimbledon Common Are We - Perl Developer wanted in Wimbledon

Back in the day, the Wombles of Wimbledon collected rubbish. Nowadays, since the advent of motorised road sweepers, they’d be in need of a new profession. Perl Developer, perhaps? Our client is based in the heart of Wimbledon, under a mile away from the Common where the Wombles famously made their home.

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?

Do you love customers? Senior Perl Developer with a product focus, London

Ever find yourself wishing you could see meaningful impact on users from your work? Trapped in a company with long release cycles and dubious release dates? Wish your ideas for product improvement didn’t keep disappearing in to the Project Manager’s backlog?

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