Issue #399 - 2019-03-18 - Some digging in history

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Hi there!

Tomorrow is the 102th birth anniversary of my father. You can read about him in wikipedia.

He was over 70 when PCs became available. He learned how to use DOS and later when the Internet became commercially available to homes, long before the 'web' he also learned how to use that. By that time I moved to Israel and we used to communicate via a telnet session using 'talk' and 'write'. He marvelled at the technological advancements. He surely would love the opportunities to learn and practice languages, and he would be worried that he sees the same expressions world wide that he saw in the late 30's in Hungary.

Oh, and regarding this edition, for some reason this week is full of grant-related reports and requests.

And I've just found out that either my RSS reader is broken, or the RSS feed of the Perl Maven site. Or both. I have to figure this out soon.

Enjoy your week!

Gabor Szabo


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A Lot of Spring News

About the Perl conference on Europe.


My Twin Projects

by Mohammad Sajid Anwar (MANWAR)

Mohammad is talking about his two projects: the Perl Weekly Challenge and the London Hack Day.



What's new on CPAN - February 2019

by David Farrell (DFARRELL)

A curated look at last month's new CPAN uploads.


Three virtues of a programmer

A very interesting way to show the famous saying of Larry Wall. By Meiko Hori via Kamen Naydenov


Grant Proposal: Create a complete course of the Perl 6 programming language

by Andrew Shitov (ANDY)

Andrew has already written a number of books about Perl 6. He might know what he is talking about...

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.

Fast lookup by name or by date - Array - Hash - Linked List

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

How to design a data structure? That's one of the hard questions in computer science and the answer is: It depends on the usage.

Perl 6

Edument release Comma Community - a free Perl 6 IDE

by Jonathan Worthington (JONATHAN)

The release of the free Community Edition of Comma, a powerful, yet free, Perl 6 IDE

2019.10 Released. A. Lot.

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

Weekly collections

Event reports

German Perl Workshop 2019 in Munich Report

by Thomas Klausner (DOMM)

If you could not make it to the workshop, you can at least read the notes by domm!


DC Baltimore Perl Workshop 2019

April 6th, 2019, Silver Spring, Maryland

European PerlCon 2019

August 7-9, 2019 Riga, Latvia

Swiss Perl Workshop 2019

August 16-17, 2019 Flörli Olten, Switzerland

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Do some good in the world – Perl developers required for a charity and giving-focused team in Kent, UK

Do some good while working with a wonderful team. This client is looking for developers across the range of experience

Do you love customers? Senior Perl Developer with a product focus, London

Wish your ideas for product improvement didn’t keep disappearing in to the Project Manager’s backlog?

Use Open Source Tools for a Righteous Cause (Artist Protection)

This team is creating an advanced platform (Perl) on fully owned infrastructure, for people who create, manage, and use music in their business

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

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Music + Tech -> Programmer Needed

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