Issue #447 - 2020-02-17 - AgoraCart, a shopping cart in Perl

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Announcing Zydeco

by Toby Inkster (TOBYINK)

MooX::Pression is now called Zydeco. It also has its own web site and if you like the idea (of Zydeco) and in general to have web sites for Perl projects then linking to it from your web site and/or from your blog can be a good way to give it some boost.

Shared XS models Manifesto

by Ivan Baidakou

The Crazy Panda LTD, would shares their vision of shared XS modules, which they consider quite innovative in Perl world.


MooX::Pression — now much faster

by Toby Inkster (TOBYINK)

The test suite for MooX::Pression used to run in 79 seconds on my laptop. Now it's at 10 seconds.

Introducing KBOS

by Herbert Breunung (LICHTKIND)

KBOS = The Kephra Base Object System


AgoraCart "Route 66" Version Released

AgoraCart, is a website shopping cart application built with Perl

Perl Data Language

Struggle getting PDL book example to work on Windows 10

by zubenel

In case you missed it, there is a module in Perl called PDL that stands for Perl Data Language and it can do a lot of nice things needed for data science.

Perl 5

av_fetch can return NULL

by Ben Bullock (BKB)

How to create a segmentation fault in Perl. And how to avoid it.

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. We pick one winner at the end of the month among all the contributors of the month. The monthly prize is kindly sponsored by Peter Sergeant of PerlCareers.

Perl Weekly Challenge - 048

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 - 047

by Mohammad S. Anwar (MANWAR)

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

The Roman Gap with Raku

by Arne Sommer

Arne showing how to extend the Raku language to build the Roman Calculator.

Counting from 100 is the Fun Part

by Dave Jacoby (JACOBY)

Dave's homemade iterator made the Gap number task very interesting. Highly Recommended.


by Javier Luque

Javier used CPAN module Number::Convert::Roman to solve Roman Calculator. Must Read.

Perl Weekly Challenge 47: Roman Number Calculator and Gapful Numbers

by Luca Ferrari

Luca shared the trick for Roman Calculator. Highly Recommended.


2020.06 Ready for Brewing

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

Weekly collections


The Perl Foundation


DC-Baltimore Perlyglot Workshop (DCBPW) 2020

April 18-19 2020 Baltimore, MD

The Perl Conference 2020

June 23-27 2020 Houston, TX

Perl and Raku Conference in Amsterdam 2020

August 10-14 2020, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

A New Way to Work. Perl Job in London

Our client is looking for a senior-level Perl programmer who believes in innovation. They are one of the UK’s leading estate agencies with over 60 branches and a spectacular web presence that puts others to shame. Leave behind the offices of old and get ready for a tiered lake, decked boardwalk, pathways, events space, and an on-site Virgin Active gym.

One is the Loneliest Number

For nearly 16 years, our client has been helping people in the UK and the US find their perfect flatmate. Think of all the things that are better with two: seesaws, tandem bicycles, the tango, splitting the bills—need we go on? If you’re a Perl software developer, and you agree that two heads are better than one, then this might be the role for you.

Bored of jobs that don't matter? Be a Perl developer and save lives

This web-app saves lives, and literally pushes forward medical science. Your work will be used by the NHS, research labs, and healthcare providers worldwide to diagnose patients, organize research, and make the world a better place.

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