Issue #366 - 2018-07-30 - The Future of Perl 5

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As always, Curtis Ovid, started interesting discussion with regard to what features we wanted in Perl 5.

Interesting take on Tech Jargon. I always wonder why even technical user misuse it so much.

Anyone interested in the internals of Perl 5 engine? Michael Conrad gives brief overview.

Last but not the least, nearly 2 weeks left for The Perl Conference in Glasgow. Please do come and join the celebration. If you haven't booked your ticket yet then please do buy your ticket without any further delay.

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Perl 6 Tutorial at TPC in Glasgow

by Jeff Goff (JGOFF)

DrForr is giving training on Perl 6. There is still time left to join the course. Please join now.


The Garbage Collector

by Timo Paulssen

Get the inner details of garbage collection by none other than by TimoTimo himself. I had the pleasure of meeting him personally at the German Perl Workshop 2018. It is worth reading if the subject fancy you.

Do you want to enable HTTPS?

Easy to use guide how to enable HTTPS.


Clean, DRY, SOLID Spaghetti

by Jason C. McDonald

A very thought provoking discussion on the topic of TDD, DRY and SOLID. It has explored ideas that I never thought of before.


Tested Joined Moose

by John Scoles (BYTEROCK)

Some joined Moose testing for you by @byterock.


Logical Styling Based On the Number of Given Elements

by Una Kravets

Did you know that CSS is Turing complete? Did you know that you can use it to do some pretty serious logical styling? Well you can! You don’t have to set all of your logic-based styling rules in JavaScript, or even have to use JavaScript to set classes you are styling against.

Is your website HTTPS enabled?

by Matt Burgess

Half the web isn't encrypted and Google Chrome is now going to clearly show you which sites aren't up to scratch.


Alien package for the Colored ASCII Art library

by Yanick Champoux (YANICK)

Contribute to Alien::caca development by creating an account on GitHub.


Tech Jargon: The good, the bad, and the ugly

by Mike Bursell

Is jargon inclusive or exclusive? It depends on the context.

Perl 5

The Future of Perl 5

by Curtis 'Ovid' Poe (OVID)

Ovid discussing the features that he expects in future Perl 5.

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.


Intro Into Perl 6 Regexes and Grammars

by Zoffix Znet (ZOFFIX)

Incredible insights into Perl 6 Regexes and Grammars by our very own Perl 6 guru, Zoffix. It was presented last week at the Toronto Perl Mongers.

Faster Perl 6 Programs

by Zoffix Znet (ZOFFIX)

Zoffix gave talk on "Faster Perl 6 Programs" at the Toronto Perl Mongers. It is must watch for every Perl enthusiasts.

Perl 6

2018.30 Triplicate Guts

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

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