Issue #362 - 2018-07-02 - We'll miss you

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Olaf Alders, founder of MetaCPAN, paying touching tribute to the team of Lets all give helping hand to the team of MetaCPAN.

Neil Bowers shares the history of CPAN. Infact he first published it few years ago on CPAN Day. He updated the history with regard to the closure to It is worth reading the detailed history.

Last but not the least, a very thought provoking discussion by Tim King on the topic How viable is Perl?.

Enjoy reading this week newsletter!

Mohammad Sajid Anwar


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Massive Summer Event

by Nikos Vaggalis

Nikos Vaggalis talks about workshops by GeekUni and Dave Cross at the European Perl Conference in Glasgow.


Saying goodbye to

by Olaf Alders (OALDERS)

Tribute to the team behind by Olaf Alders.

How I performed in June 2018?

by Mohammad Sajid Anwar (MANWAR)

My monthly performance report for the month of June 2018.

Big Strong Moose

by John Scoles (BYTEROCK)

It's nip a bug day here in the Moose-Pen.


How to minify HTML?

Discussion how to minify HTML with regard to Mojo.

How viable is Perl?

by Tim King

Tim King asking very pertinent question "Does a language need to be popular to be viable?" and presents his thoughts.


Add Contributor Covenant as Code of Conduct

by Kivanc Yazan (KYZN)

Kivanc Yazan recently released Dist::Zilla::Plugin::ContributorCovenant that can help you add contributor covenant to your distribution very easily.


Breaking Enigma Code in Minutes

by Sue Gee

Sue Gee explains using AI processes across 2,000 DigitalOcean servers, engineers at Enigma Pattern accomplished in 13 minutes.

Reclaiming RSS

by Aral Balkan

Before Twitter, before algorithmic timelines filtered our reality for us, before surveillance capitalism, there was RSS: Really Simple Syndication.


CPAN History

by Neil Bowers (NEILB)

Neil Bowers presents the history of CPAN with such a detailed description.


Talks We Like: A Story of Being On Call by Charity Majors

by Damon Edwards

If you are often on-call or manage people who are on-call, we think you'll find this a relatable and thought-provoking talk.

I failed my effing coding interview

by Shane Shown

Coding interviews are a love/hate relationship with most software engineers. There are radical vantage points on what is the right way to interview on incoming software engineer for a specific or general position.

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.


DevTube - A Curated Collection of Videos

by Lucy Black

There's a new resource for developers. Dev.Tube is where you will find YouTube videos from conferences collected by developers for developers.

Perl 6

2018.26 Surveying

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

The weekly awesome.

Weekly collections

The corner of Gabor

A couple of entries sneaked in by Gabor.

Event reports

Question and Answer with Larry Wall

Interesting Q&A session with Larry Wall at The Perl Conference in 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

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