Issue #451 - 2020-03-16 - Farewell DrForr

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Hi there

I've just read the sad news that Jeff Goff (aka DrForr) died. RIP DrForr

I wish we'll have a better week!

Gabor Szabo



Who makes it into @INC first?

by brian d foy (BDFOY)

To quote brian: 'Perl finds modules by looking through the list of directories in @INC. There are many ways to add paths to that array, and although I’ve used all of them at some point, I’ve never quite thought about what happens when I use all of them together.'

KBOS methods

by Herbert Breunung (LICHTKIND)

Let's talk about the syntax and semantics of KBOS methods. The Kephra Base Object System (KBOS - read: ok boss)


by Scott Lanning

That's a very strange title to a very strange post about changint time. I mean the 'time' function of Perl.


Rakudo Weekly

2020.10 The Videos

by Elizabeth Mattijsen (ELIZABETH)

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 - 052

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 - 051

by Mohammad S. Anwar (MANWAR)

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

More Perl & Prolog

by Adam Russell

Adam used Prolog once again to solve the weekly challenge.

Three Colours by Raku

by Arne Sommer

Arne shared the power of Junction operator of Raku and many more.

Perl Weekly Challenge 051: 3 Sum and Colourful Numbers

by E. Choroba (CHOROBA)

Choroba as always came up with unique solution to the Colorful number task. Highly Recommended.

Perl Weekly Challenge: Week 51

by Jaldhar H. Vyas

Jaldhar showing you don't need to write long code in Raku. Less is enough.


by Javier Luque

Javier showed how to convert the algorithm into real working code.

Perl Weekly Challenge: sums

by Laurent Rosenfeld

For the first time, Laurent only managed to do 3 Sum task in Raku.

Perl Weekly Challenge 51: colorful numbers and triplets

by Luca Ferrari

Another magical Raku work shared by Luca. Highly Recommended.

BLOG: The Weekly Challenge #051

by Mohammad S. Anwar (MANWAR)

Explored Raku further with the weekly challenge.

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.

Weekly collections


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

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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.

You + This Job = Love?

A company for the modern age, this is a family business that has grown by leaps and bounds. 100% owned by the founders and directors, they???re in love with what they do, and they want to find others who adore developing new features and fixing bugs in a secure, well-tested, and performant way.

Seeking Abominable Snowman (or Snowwoman) for Junior Perl Developer Role!

What would you say if I told you there was a ski-in/ski-out job waiting for you in Switzerland? Okay, so the ski-in/ski-out part might be as difficult to find as a yeti in a blizzard, but if you???re a junior developer who is a fan of the great outdoors and you???ve got excellent English skills, then we have the role for you!

A Perl Equation that just Makes Sense

This well-known company builds the that software hosting companies use to allow customers to build websites. The software you create will be deployed on thousands of servers all over the internet, and used by hundreds of thousands of people! Best of all, the client has a killer relocation program, so if you land this one, it???s Houston, here you come.

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