Issue #358 - 2018-06-04 - The Perl Conference 2018

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Hi there,

The Perl Conference 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah is just around the corner.

They have arranged plenty of sessions, tutorials and lightning talks.

There is still time to submit proposal for Lightning Talk.

If you are willing to volunteer then please Sign Up.

Following this conference, next in line is The Perl Conference in Glasgow from 14th-17th Aug 2018.

Enjoy reading this week newsletter. Don't forget to send your suggestions so that we can serve the community better.

Mohammad Sajid Anwar


Training in Glasgow

by Dave Cross (DAVECROSS)

Dave Cross holding 2 training sessions at The Perl Conference in Glasgow, "Web Site Tune-Up: Improve Your Googlejuice" and "The Professional Programmer".

Git Security Vulnerability

by Edward Thomson

The Git community has disclosed an industry-wide security vulnerability in Git that can lead to arbitrary code execution when a user operates in a malicious repository.

Growing your Perl Team BOF

by Andrew Solomon (ILLY)

Andrew is running this Birds of a Feather at the up-coming YAPC::EU in Glasgow.


Why May 2018 is so special?

by Mohammad Sajid Anwar (MANWAR)

Monthly report on my contributions to CPAN.

Test Hierarchy Produces Poor Unit Tests

by Tim King

Tim explains Test Hierarchy with detailed explanation.



A new object system for Perl

by Yang Bo (RSLOVERS)

Dot is a new object system for Perl.

Introducing B::DeparseTree

by Rocky Bernstein (ROCKY)

@rockyb is giving talk on the subject at the upcoming YAPC 2018 in Glasgow.



by Dan Sully

Improved detection of OpenSSL under Strawberry Perl

Perl 5

What is new for perl v5.28.0

by Sawyer X (XSAWYERX)

The perldelta of the Release Candidate

Perl Tutorial

A section for newbies and for people who need some refreshing of their Perl knowledge. If you have questions or suggestions about the articles, let me know and I'll try to make the necessary changes. The included articles are from the Perl Maven Tutorial and are part of the Perl Maven eBook.

Command line counter with Memcached

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Part of the Counter examples series, a simple example using Memcached.

Perl 6

Making your Perl 5 Modules work in Rakudo Perl 6

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

Have lot of Perl 5 modules that you would like to use in Perl 6?



A CLI Game To Learn Vim Commands.

Weekly collections

The corner of Gabor

A couple of entries sneaked in by Gabor.


by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Several new articles were added to the Groovy series.


The Perl Conference in North America

June 17-22, 2018, Salt Lake City.

NLPW - Dutch Perl Workshop 2018

July 7, 2018, Arnhem, The Netherlands

The Perl Conference in Europe

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

Nordic Perl Workshop and MojoConf 2018

September 6-7, 2018, Oslo.

Swiss Perl Workshop

September 7-8, 2018 Bern.

London Perl Workshop 2018

Saturday 3rd November 2018 London

Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

Save the world then go get piste -- Mid-level Perl developer and ski-master in Sevenoaks, Kent

Like parents aren’t meant to have favourite kids, recruiters aren’t meant to have favoured clients. But not every client’s invited me to a BBQ in their beautiful alpine offices, and there aren’t many clients whose developers I saw at 5 separate Perl conferences last year…

Work with giant, caged robots, and Perl; Senior Developer, West London

What do giant robots and agile have in common? A great opportunity to work with Perl

Sometimes, it's about the people - Perl developer in West London

Join a team of kind, quiet, and highly competent Perl developers who I can personally attest to being a joy to sit next to, day in and day out.

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