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|| ||[Perlweekly] The current Perl Weekly News - Issue #21 |
|| ||Mon, 19 Dec 2011 01:44:46 -0800|
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Perl Weekly Issue #21 - December 19, 2011
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Perl turned 24 this week. Happy birthday!
Happy Hanukkah and Mary Christmas to all the readers of the Perl Weekly and
see below why is that relevant.
Last week 175 people clicked on the job post at Best Practical. Very
The Perl Maven courses I started a month ago got quite good reaction so I
am now busy recording the rest of the material. Once those are done I have
further plans for more video courses.
In the meantime, let's see the current issue of the Perl Weekly:
CPAN - As Seen From Space!
This was announced in many channels but here you can also see some funny
comments such as 'Thanks for spending your time developing a way for me
to waste mine :)'. Grant McLean created a map of all CPAN. You can slice
it and dice it. See the authors, the dependencies or the users of a
Booking.com Donate Another ?100,000
This donation is towards the development of perl 5. I wish other companies
would now approach The Perl Foundation and offer further donations to
enable larger grants for CPAN module development and for Perl 6
8 days of Perl during Hanukkah (?????)
Just as the Advent calendars near their end, Hanukkah starts on 21st
December. RJBS (aka Ricardo Signes) is trying to repeat the miracle and
use his oil candle to write about Perl for 8 days.
Alternative Dancer Templating Engines
Micha? Wojciechowski reviews 3 templating systems that work with Dancer:
Tiny (based on Template::Tiny), Tenjin and Haml which is coming from the
Ruby on Rails folks.
When slower is better: Secure your passwords
Sebastian Willing (Sewi) explains how to store passwords in a very secure
way and how to maintain or even increase the security level while
cracking passwords is getting faster and faster.
Writing API clients in Perl and Python
Mark Allen has implemented the API of the Ge.tt file sharing service in
both languages and praises CPAN and its tool-chain for making his life
Meta-programming: what, why and how
This article by Jonathan Worthington can be interesting to anyone who uses
Object Oriented programming.
Define grammars in regular expressions
brian d foy uses named subpatterns introduced in perl 5.10 to build a
Marketing? (hush, hush)
Stick it to them...[
The Perl Foundation has a new sticker and I have already asked Mark Keating
(MKD) to send me a few for the Israeli Perl Workshop.
MetaCPAN logo competition announced
Want to get $400 and eternal fame? Just design a logo for MetaCPAN!
Learning music notes with Perl
Viacheslav Tykhanovskyi (vti) bought a MIDI 2 USB interface and had to try
it with Perl. You will see how he used MIDI::ALSA from CPAN to make it
Bailador - A small Dancer clone
A minimal Dancer clone implemented in Perl 6.
The Perl Oasis
January 13-15, 2012, Orlando, Florida, USA
Perl Workshop in Israel
February 28, 2012, Ramat Gan, Israel
German Perl workshop
March 5-7, 2012, Erlangen, Germany
June 13-15, 2012, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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