|| ||Gabor Szabo <gabor-AT-szabgab.com> |
|| ||perlweekly-AT-perlweekly.com |
|| ||[Perlweekly] The current Perl Weekly News - Issue #18 - Beginner
Perl Maven |
|| ||Sun, 27 Nov 2011 23:56:19 -0800|
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Perl Weekly Issue #18 - November 28, 2011
You can read the newsletter on the web, if you prefer.
I have started a big thing.
Well, it is still small but it is growing.
I have started to record a full, beginner level, Perl training course.
It is called 'Beginner Perl Maven'. See below, together with the discount
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Dave Cross writes about the island that has the .pm domain name extension.
They are starting to allow registration by anyone in the EU. Go, grab
your own PM domain.
Beginner Perl Maven
Announcing the first online video course I started to record. This is for
people learning Perl. There is a special discount coupon for those
visiting this page in the next day or so. Feel free to invite your
friends to use this discount. It expires in less than 3 days.
3 quick Dist::Zilla tips
Oliver Gorwits gave a very short list of 3 Dist::Zilla tips.
Which Marpa distribution to use?
Jeffrey Kegler continous his regular Marpa this time explaining about Marpa
broadcast. This time he writes about the different use cases of
Marpa::XS, Marpa::PP and 'Bare name' Marpa.
Finding a lost dog's owner with Perl and WWW::Mechanize
Andy Lester posted an article by Adam Gotch who was trying to access a web
site - to help a dog - and wanted to automate the task to save time. A
good reason to learn Perl.
6 ways to minimize script startup overhead
Steven Haryanto lists 6 ideas. Some are really good, though I don't agree
with all the strategies. I liked the idea of checking the cost of a
module using Devel::EndStats (in his pmcost script). Using require for
modules that are not used on every run is a clear win. What do you think?
Parallelism and Test Suites
Test::Harness allows you to run tests in parallel which can save a lot of
time both during module installation and during testing your own
application. chromatic shows a few examples where these parallel tests
might break and how to fix them easily.
Know split's special cases
brian d foy explains 3 special cases of split: the empty pattern, the
single space and splitting lines. You can always learn new things and
become a more effective Perl programmer.
Dancing the Haka or How to build a LAN radio station in 3 hours
Yanick Champoux takes us on a scenic tour with his Maori friends pulling
together a streaming server and a web application to have their own radio
Mojito Simply Does MojoMojo
Mateu introduces Mojito, the document engine he wrote.
Saint Perl 2011 Conference
December 18, 2011, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
The Perl Oasis
January 13-15, 2012, Orlando, Florida, USA
Perl Workshop in Israel
February 28, 2012, Ramat Gan, Israel
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