Issue #386 - 2018-12-17 - Pull Request Challenge 2015 - 2018

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The Pull Request Challenge (PRC) is coming to an end on 31st Dec 2018. If you have not signed up to the challenge yet then this is your last chance to be a part of the glorious history of PRC. Just email, your github user name to get started. It would be great to end on high note. I would like to thank Neil Bowers for giving us the golden opportunity.

I am sure you are enjoying reading Advent Calendars daily dose of interesting article. Usually the Advent Calendar starts on 1st Dec but this time Dancer Advent Calendar is doing half marathon i.e. 12 days Advent Calendar. In the coming days, you will find more interesting articles about Dancer2 there.

There is one more interesting thing happening in the month of December i.e 24 Pull Request Challenge. If you haven't started yet then don't delay any further, only one week is left. It is the best time to contribute to your favourite distribution.

Enjoy festive season and this week newsletter as well

Mohammad Sajid Anwar


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Nominate Perl heroes for the 2018 White Camel Awards

by brian d foy (BDFOY)

It's the 20th anniversary of the White Camel Awards!, Please do share your views.

Announcing GitLab Serverless

by Priyanka Sharma

Serverless is the latest innovation in cloud computing that promises to alter the cost-benefit equation for enterprises.

Critical SQLite Flaw Leaves Millions of Apps Vulnerable to Hackers

by Swati Khandelwal

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a critical vulnerability in widely used SQLite database software that exposes billions of deployments to hackers.


It's the Twelve Days of Dancer!

by Jason A. Crome (CROMEDOME)

Jason came up with mini-advent calendar this year. There are already fun stuff out there. Check it out yourself here

Object Orient Programming

by Sasa Blagojevic

The aim of this article is to break down the major concepts of OOP for newbie developers in a more digestible format.


You Can Do it in SQL, Stop Writing Extra Code for it

by Geshan Manandhar

We usually don’t leverage SQL’s power of data manipulation and do the needed changes in code.


Build Android App with Rust

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Step by step instruction to build an Android App with Rust.


The State of the Octoverse: new open source projects in 2018

by Thomas Elliot

This article is part of a series based on 2018 State of the Octoverse report—trends and insights into GitHub activity, the open source community, and more from the GitHub Data Science Team.

OAuth Simplified

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Introduction to OAuth by Simeon Velickov.

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Yuki takes us through the maintaining landing page new design having loading issue.

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Weekly collections

Event reports

RPerl in Paris - Part I

by Hassiba 'Bennie' Bendali

Bennie shares the experience of presenting RPerl to Paris Perl Mongers.


21st German Perl Workshop 2019

6th-8th March, 2019, in Munich

DC Baltimore Perl Workshop 2019

April 6th, 2019, Silver Spring, Maryland

European PerlCon 2019

August 7-9, 2019 Riga, Latvia

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