Issue #414 - 2019-07-01 - Do you want to learn Test Automation using Perl?

latest | archive | edited by Mohammad Sajid Anwar
This edition was made possible by the supporters of our cause.
Don't miss the next issue!

Hi there!

Perl Maven is known for best collection of articles. Recently I came across one such, "Test Automation using Perl screencasts". If you want to learn more about it then I would highly recommend it. For more information, please visit page.

Please do let us know how you find it, till then enjoy the week.

Mohammad Sajid Anwar


Get premium custom name badges for your team at

StickerYou doesn’t only allow you to make custom stickers for your business. You can also brand your staff with custom name badges. It’s an easy way to tie it all together, amplifying your brand identity and letting your customers know you’re there to help them. allows you to order any size, shape and quantity. Most companies will only sell to you if you buy at least 100. Whoa. Not cool. What are you waiting for? Get your team better name badges! Use code PERL10 at checkout for an exclusive Perl Weekly discount.


Simplicity made easy

by Damian Conway (DCONWAY)

Damian insights into the Perl Weekly Challenge has been greatly appreciated and discussed. You wouldn't want to miss his points here.

Additional Perl Weekly Challenge 14

by Neil Bowers (NEILB)

Neil Bowers proposed additional challenge for the Perl Weekly Challenge.


diff-so-fancy v1.2.6

by Dean Hamstead (DJZORT)

diff-so-fancy strives to make your diffs human readable instead of machine readable. This helps improve code quality and helps you spot defects faster.


TPC:iP Thank You for Coming

by Shawn Carroll

The organizers of TPCiP want to thank all who attended, volunteered, presented, or sponsored us! Even if you are just following along on Twitter or subscribed to our YouTube channel - thanks for supporting Perl!

Perl Weekly Challenge - Story so far ...

by Mohammad Sajid Anwar (MANWAR)

Read about the journey of Perl Weekly Challenge on the occassion of completing 3 months.

Perl Weekly Challenge

The Perl Weekly Challenge by Mohammad Anwar will help you step out from your comfort-zone.

Perl Weekly Challenge - 015

by Mohammad Sajid Anwar (MANWAR)

Don't miss the fun and try new challenges every week. We now pick one random member as winner from the list of participated members every week. You can increase your chance to win the prize money of $50 Amazon voucher by submitting solutions to all the challenges as well as blog about it. The Weekly prize money is kindly sponsored by Peter Sergeant of PerlCareers. For more information, please read FAQ page.

RECAP - Perl Weekly Challenge - 014

by Mohammad Sajid Anwar (MANWAR)

Review of last week challenge. There are plenty of great solutions.

Perl Weekly Challenge - Perl5 / Perl6

by Mohammad Sajid Anwar (MANWAR)

Here I share the contributions of Perl5 and Perl6 to the Perl Weekly Challene.

Perl Weekly Challenge: Week 14

by Jaldhar H. Vyas

Perl 6

2019.25 On Toolsets

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

Weekly collections

The corner of Gabor

A couple of entries sneaked in by Gabor.

Time Theft: How Hidden and Unplanned work Commit the Perfect Crime

by Dominica DeGrandis

The five sources of unaccounted work. How to make our work and the time we spend on it visible. How to eliminate the waste and become much more productive.

Event reports


European PerlCon 2019

August 7-9, 2019 Riga, Latvia

Swiss Perl Workshop 2019

August 16-17, 2019 Flörli Olten, Switzerland

Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

Namaste and a Beach Day - Perl Position in California

Our client is looking for a Perl programmer who wants to tame the job jungle for employers and employees through their candidate sourcing and data management products. We know what you’re thinking: When every day is a California postcard, who needs a vacation?

Modern Perl developers needed to drive medical diagnosis into the future

A Cambridge-based provider of a revolutionary diagnostic tool for clinicians is looking for Modern Perl developers who are passionate about using their tech skills to help further the field of medicine. You’ll be building the tools that scientists are using to cure disease.

Come be a Perl developer in the smartest city in the USA

We need another great Perl developer to add to the team. You know your code, you need minimal direction and you do your work with a smile, because you enjoy it. We want the kind of person who can figure out how something works just by reading the code and when they see something is broken, they roll up their sleeves and fix it without having to be told to do it.

A role to give Perl Developers a warm glow... and powdered snow

You’ll be working for a company whose whole ethos is based around increasing fundraising for good causes, and you’ll be directly helping them achieve this with the work you do on their platform - giving supporters of non-profit organizations the tools to raise funds on their behalf.

Love independent music? Hipster not a dirty word to you? Drive forward independent music with Perl.

"Small team with a startup-ish feel, even though we’ve been around for an age. We’re not VC funded, we’re in this for the long-haul - we want to make a difference. Strongly motivated to ensure that artists and labels are getting a fair deal. We all love music, occasionally the office will host a (fairly niche) gig downstairs."

You know, you could get the Perl Weekly right in your mailbox. Every Week.
Free of charge!

Just ONE e-mail each Monday. Easy to unsubscribe. No spam. Your e-mail address is safe.
Perl Weekly on Twitter RSS Feed of the Perl Weekly. Updated once a week