Issue #349 - 2018-04-02 - Conference season is upon us!

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Conference season is coming up; we've got a lot of great events for you to check out and attend if you're able, plus all the latest bits from here and there around the 'Net. Enjoy!

D Ruth Holloway

Perl 5

Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: March 5-25

by Sawyer X (XSAWYERX)

A summary of recent activity on P5P, including grant reports, news, issues and discussions.

Programming the Raspberry Pi with Perl; eBook fundraiser

by Steve Bertrand

Steve announces that the fundraiser for a new eBook has started.

Easy data validation in Perl with Regexp::Common

by D Ruth Holloway

On Sawyer's recommendation, I take a look at this module for making consistent regexes for data validation

Two New Modules

by Dave Cross (DAVECROSS)

Dave's preparations for a talk for the London Perl Mongers exposed a couple of bits that could be turned into new modules for CPAN.

Perl 6

2018.13 Apply Perl 6

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

The weekly roundup of Perl 6 news, detailing core work, blog posts, and news about upcoming tutorials and presentations

ALTLR4::Grammar v0.1.0 to Perl 6 CPAN

by Jeff Goff (JGOFF)

Jeff has released a module to convert ANTLR4 lexer/parser grammars tfom ANTLR to Perl 6.


How to find a programming topic to write about

by David Farrell (DFARRELL)

David encourages folks to write more technical articles. There's some fantastic advice in here!

Interview with a Perl Developer: Randal Schwartz

Merely calling Randal a 'Perl Developer' doesn't tell the half of everything he has done for Perl over the years. In this interview, we peek into Perl history, some prognostication about where Perl is headed, and what Randal is up to these days.

Interviews with Perl Developers

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

10 Interviews with Perl Developers from 2013. Now listed on one page.


GPW2018 - German Perl Workshop

April 4-6, 2018, Gummersbach.

Presentation Aikido

by Damian Conway (DCONWAY)

May 8-9, 2018, Budapest. Presentation Aikido by Damian and lots of other workshop at the Craft Conference.

A decade of classes in Lausanne

by Damian Conway (DCONWAY)

May 14-18, 2018, Lausanne. Five trainig classes by Damian.

French Perl Workshop

May 18-19, 2018, Paris.

The Perl Conference in North America

June 17-22, 2018, Salt Lake City.

The Perl Conference in Europe

August 15-17, 2018, Glasgow. The Call for Papers is open.

Swiss Perl Workshop

September 7-8, 2018 Bern.

Event Reports

London Perl Monger - Tech Meet #1

by Mohammad Sajid Anwar (MANWAR)

Mohammad attended the Tech Meet, and found it very useful!

I attended

by Shoichi Kaji (SKAJI)

A meeting report on, including slides from a talk about writing Perl with W0rp/ale.

Weekly collections

Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

Do you hate your bank? Help disrupt Financial Services in London

If there’s any industry that desperately needs more friendly technology and whose consumers are long-overdue the bounty offered by a Modern Perl technology stack, it’s finance.

London-based Perl developer? Free £10,000 payrise (individual results may vary)

Over the New Year, the majority of Perl employers in London decided they were voraciously hiring. At the same time, apparently, most Perl developers decided to scuttle — hermit-crab-like 🦀🐚 — away from the active job market.

Simple Solutions to Big Problems

Me, I get excited by shiny things. I played with Maypole before Catalyst or Mojolicious was a thing, and I wrote some mean Class::DBI code before DBIx::Class took over the Perl ORM business.

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