Issue #417 - 2019-07-22 - Perl events after August?

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Hi there,

There are two Perl events scheduled for August, but no Perl event has been announced beyond that date. At least no event we know about. So are there Perl events in the making that you'd like to publicize?

Enjoy your week

Gabor Szabo


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Using generate_series and daterange for fun and profit

by Thomas Klausner (DOMM)

Showing a calendar for availability of equipment. But how do you handle qequipment that was returned but not yet available for rental? How do you represent damaged equipment?

The Perl Conference in Riga

by Curtis 'Ovid' Poe (OVID)

Short version: He'll be there. Long version: life was not very easy for Ovid and his family for the past year or so. Details in blog post.

No more false postfix lexical declarations in v5.30

by brian d foy (BDFOY)

One less way for Perl programmers to shoot themselves in the leg.

Perl Conference in Riga

by Dave Cross (DAVECROSS)

No Daner workshop, but two talks by Dave.

The Time::Local Trap

by Dan Book (DBOOK)

Oh I did not know Time::Local uses heuristics (aka. guess) to determine what is the year. Nor that it can handle 2-digit years further perpetuating the Y2K (Year 2000) problem. You always learn something strange.

Perl Foundation


BackupPC 4.3.1 release

by Dean Hamstead (DJZORT)

BackupPC is a high-performance, enterprise-grade system for backing up Linux, WinXX, and MacOS PCs and laptops to a server's disk. BackupPC is highly configurable and easy to install and maintain.

Movie recommendation

Super 30 - Anand Kumar

by Mohammad Sajid Anwar (MANWAR)

If you have not read the story of Mohammad S. Anwar, I'd recommend you read that page. Then follow on with what he wrote about Anand Kumar, an Indian educationalist and a mathematician who helps underprivileged students to prepare for the entrance examination for the Indian Institutes of Technology.

Perl Weekly Challenge

The Perl Weekly Challenge by Mohammad Anwar will help you step out from your comfort-zone. You can even win the prize money of $50 Amazon voucher by participating in the weekly challenge. The weekly prize is kindly sponsored by Peter Sergeant of PerlCareers.

Perl Weekly Challenge - 018

by Mohammad Sajid Anwar (MANWAR)

Don't miss the fun and try new challenges every week. For more information, please read FAQ page.

RECAP - Perl Weekly Challenge - 017

by Mohammad Sajid Anwar (MANWAR)

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

Perl Weekly Challenge 017

by Adam Russell

Adam literaly converted the task spec into perl subroutine. It can't be any simpler. Great use of Parse::Yapp, I must confess it took me long to get my head around.

Ackerman, URL and Perl 6

by Arne Sommer

Arne used multisubs to solve the Ackermann function. He then used Perl6 Grammar to solve URL parser task. Great blog to read.

Thoughts on Perl Weekly Challenge 17

by Dave Jacoby (JACOBY)

Dave solved the Ackermann function with Memoize. He also show how Mojo::URL can be used to parse URL. Nice writings.

Perl Weekly Challenge 017: Ackermann Function and URL Parsing

by E. Choroba (CHOROBA)

Choroba introduced Erlang while working on Ackermann function. He always find some new distribution from CPAN to solve the task. This time, he used URI::URL to solve URL parser task. Great learning experience.

Multitudinal Uniform Resource Parsing – Perl weekly challenge, week 17

by Francis Whittle

Francis showed how to caching can be used with Perl6 to solve the Ackermann function. Perl6 lover would find the Grammar based solution to URL parser task very informative.

Perl Weekly Challenge: Week 17

by Jaldhar H. Vyas

Jaldhar blog is ever so informative. You must check out.

Perl Weekly Challenge # 17: Ackermann Function and Parsing URLs

by Laurent Rosenfeld

You must checkout Perl6 solution of Ackermann function task. Even if you don't know Perl6, you can still enjoy it.

Up, up and Away!

by Veesh Goldman

Veesh use of Mojo::URL for URL parser task looks so simple yet elegant. He also show how bigint can help in the Ackermann function task.

Perl Weekly Challenge 17: The Ackermann function

by Yozen Hernandez

Yozen dedicates a blog for each task and I am loving it. You get to learn so much about each task.

Perl 6

Vigenère vs Vigenère

by Damian Conway (DCONWAY)

Get two and pay for none. The secrets of the Vigenère Ciphers.

2019.28 Perl 6 文档之 – 语言

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

Huh, I wonder what the title could be and if that will go through the mailing system intact.


Weekly collections


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

Largest Perl team in London with beautiful Docklands offices

Large, dynamic Perl team in Canary Wharf looking for mid-level and senior developers. Run by a Perl-loving CTO in beautiful offices with a great view over Canary Wharf, the company manages one legacy Perl codebase and a whole bunch of very new, very shiny, and very modern codebases that power the market-leading solution in their particular area.

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

We aren’t a sexy Silicon Valley start-up with lots of venture capital backing us and swinging for the fences. Instead, we’re an established business with a long-term reputation for being one of the best hosting companies in the world. We aren’t sexy. We’re comfortable. And unlike most startups, we know we’ll still be around tomorrow.

Sick of jobs lacking purpose? This Perl job literally cures the world’s ills

The company is looking for modern Perl developers with a strong interest in Python. You won’t just be showing off your skills, you’ll be able to expand and build upon them too. Fancy putting your good genes to use in one of England’s smartest, most beautiful cities? Want a role that has a tremendously positive impact on society? Get in touch, and let’s get you making a difference.

Remote Modern Perl, 2-3 month project, $50/hr

Do you have Modern Perl experience? Not afraid of Plack, DBIx::Class, and writing unit tests? Want to work from home, anywhere in the world, but don’t mind targeting US working hours? We need a few stand-out developers to help a client with a one-off project.

Revolutionize and Democratize the Job Recruitment Game

An Irvine, California-based software company is looking for developers to help revolutionize and democratize the job recruitment game. If you’re proficient in Perl and enthusiastic about other platforms, such as React or Angular on front-end and Node.js or Python on backend, this could be your opportunity to streamline the job market by helping recruiters make better decisions about candidates.

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