Issue #423 - 2019-09-02 - The new school-year starts

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The school-year start today in many countries. At least in the northen hemisphere. So be extra careful on the roads to avoid accidents!

Besided that, enjoy your newly found free time :)

Gabor Szabo


FLOSS Weekly 544 Perl

Randal Schwartz and Dan Lynch interviewing Sawyer X.

Fastmail and Perl: an interview with Ricardo Signes

by Neil Bowers (NEILB)

An interview with Ricardo Signes about his involvement with the Perl Toolchain Summit, and why Fastmail - his employer - continues to support both the PTS and Rik's attendance.


Motivational Training

Monthly Report - August

by Mohammad S. Anwar (MANWAR)

Reading about the accomplishment either makes you desperate as you will never be able to do half of it, or encourages you to do more than what you did last month. It is up to you. I for one, love it.


The Wisdom of TAP Numbering in a JavaScript World

by Timm Murray (TMURRAY)

TAP started as a simple way to test the Perl interpreter. It can be used in other languages as well. For example in JavaScript.


The MongoDB Perl Driver is being deprecated

by Dean Hamstead (DJZORT)

Anyone wants to volunteer to maintain the MongoDB Perl driver?


Shorewall Released

by Dean Hamstead (DJZORT)

Shorewall is a gateway/firewall configuration tool for GNU/Linux.

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 - 024

by Mohammad S. Anwar (MANWAR)

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

RECAP - Perl Weekly Challenge - 023

by Mohammad S. Anwar (MANWAR)

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

Random Differential Decomposition with Perl 6

by Arne Sommer

With his unique blogging style, Arne, presented his Perl6 solution in a simple and elegant way. Whether you know Perl6 or not, you are going to love his blog.

A Prehistoric Perl 5 & 6 Fizz-E-Buzz

by Arne Sommer

Arne joined the team during thet second week of Perl Weekly Challenge. Therefore he missing the first challenge. With so positive energy among the team these days, he decided to take the first challenge as well.

Perl Weekly Challenge 023: Forward difference series & Prime decomposition

by E. Choroba (CHOROBA)

We missed Choroba's last couple of weeks. He is back with a bang again. You can't afford to miss it.

Perl Weekly Challenge: Week 23

by Jaldhar H. Vyas

Jaldhar once again came up with great solutions both in Perl5 and Perl6.

Perl Weekly Challenge # 23: Difference Series and Prime Factorization

by Laurent Rosenfeld

Laurent is one of the busiest members of the team. He not only just does weekly challenge in Perl5 and Perl6 along with blog but also reviews other members Perl6 solutions every week.

Perl Weekly Challenge 23

by Roger Bell West (FIREDRAKE)

Roger surprised us by solving the challenge in Postscript. When he joined the team, he used to solve in Perl5 then few weeks later he started solvung challenges in Perl6. Now he has done in Postscript.

Perl Weekly Challenge W023 - Difference, Factors and Poem

by Yet Ebreo

Ever since Yet joined the team, he has been pro-active in every challenge. A very inspiring member.

Perl 6

To compute a constant of calculus (A treatise on multiple ways)

by Damian Conway (DCONWAY)

How to calculate 2.7182818284590452353602874713526624977572470936999595749669...?

Weekly collections


London Perl Workshop 2019

October 19, 2019. David Game College, 31 Jewry St, London EC3N 2ET

Barcelon Perl and Friends 2019

November 9, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. A free one-day conference for Geeks and Friends

Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch . . . Or is There?

Are you hungry for your next challenge? Hungry for a change? It’s only one click away! Our Houston-area client has several openings ranging from junior Perl programmers with 1-2 years’ experience, all the way up to the 40-year veterans.

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.

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

If you’re a firm believer in ‘you only get what you give’, then this job should enable you to get an absolute shedload of stuff. You’ll be working for a company whose whole ethos is based around increasing fundraising for good causes.

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

It’s a friendly team, offering free snacks in pretty offices, and sending people to technical conferences. The company has lots of customers and is working on interesting problems. The team is looking for a mid-level developer to join them in their London offices, full-time and on site.

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.

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