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Emma Howson: Loops and conditionals: While/until
This is going to be simple little post about the while statement. It's general format looks like this:

while (condition) {
    code block

As you can probably figure out, the code block is executed while the condition evaluates to true. As soon as the con [...]
tudorconstantin: Facebook Authentication in Perl with Mojolicious (Lite)
Below is the minimum you need in order to have a web app that provides Facebook authentication. Although there are less than 100 lines of code (including comments), this is a complete Facebook application implemented in +Perl , using the +Mojolicious [...]
Active State: PaaS: Buildpacks

buildpackBuildpacks have become the way to standardize the setup of your stack in a PaaS. In some areas of PaaS, buildpacks may become displaced by Docker images and Dockerfiles, but for now they are the best and most portable option for PaaS and the majority [...]

Josetteorama: C# Guru – An Interview With Eric Lippert
Eric Lippert’s name is synonymous with C#. Having been Principal Developer at Microsoft on the C# compiler team and a member of the C# language design team he now works on C# analysis at Coverity. If you know C# then the name Eric Lippert will [...]
Herbert Breunung: More than a life sign
Cheers Perl community - I'm not dead :), no currently I partially study music and delve into instruments, - more precisely I'm building synthesizers with NI Reaktor....
NAP Tech Blog: Learning the perl debugger: Lesson 4
This post follows on from lesson 3 in this series of posts. You should be comfortable navigating through code and inspecting interesting variables as you go. Next you’ll learn how to view the files you are debugging without leaving the … Continue rea [...]
Shadowcat Systems: Matt S. Trout to Attend and Present at Dutch Perl Workshop

Shadowcat Systems' very own [Matt S. Trout][mst] will be hitting up the hallway tracks and presenting two talks at the [Netherlands Perl Workshop][npw] this month. The workshop, held on the 25th April in the wonderful Dutch city of Utrech, will host [...]

Tadeusz Sośnierz (tadzik): New Perl6 game: RetroRacer
(I’m really sorry for the name; I couldn’t think of anything better :)) This game, apart from (obviously) being a showcase for a new Steroids iteration, is all about switching lanes on a high traffic road in a fast car. Yay! It’s re [...]
miguel prz (niceperl): (cxxix) stackoverflow perl report

This is the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2014-04-19 21:46:28 GMT

  1. Swapping letters with regexp - [18/4]
  2. Understanding precedence when assigning and testing for defined [...]
Generic Ultram: CVE-2013-4279
imapsync 1.564 and earlier performs a release check by default, which sends sensitive information (imapsync, operating system, and Perl version) to the developer's site.
Sebastian Willing: Passing arguments

Many functions, methods or subs (no matter how you call them) need some arguments. In Perl TIMTOWTDI, but some are faster than others. I'll compare eight ways to get arguments passed to a sub.

miguel prz (niceperl): (civ) metacpan weekly report - Sort::Naturally

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 106

Week's winner (+3): Sort::Naturally

Build date: 2014/04/17 20:48:48 GMT

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Jonathan Worthington (jnthn): Racing to writeness to wrongness leads
In the Perl world I’m mostly known as a guy who hacks on Perl 6 stuff. Less known is that outside of the Perl world, I spend a lot of my time with the .Net platform. C#, despite a rather … Continue reading
Jonathan Worthington (jnthn): Racing to writeness to wrongness leads
In the Perl world I’m mostly known as a guy who hacks on Perl 6 stuff. Less known is that outside of the Perl world, I spend a lot of my time with the .Net platform. C#, despite a rather … Continue reading
Sinan Unur (Sinan): Is a strong caution about Heartbleed worth the disruption to distributions with a declared dependency on Crypt::SSLeay?

As I noted previously, distributions with a declared dependency on Crypt::SSLeay may not really need Crypt::SSLeay.

Heartbleed is a serious bug in OpenSSL that allows one side of a "secure" connection to read the memory of the process running on the o [...]

Sinan Unur (Sinan): Does your code really depend on Crypt::SSLeay?

I added the following section to the development version of Crypt::SSLeay:

Starting with version 6.02 of LWP, https support was unbundled into LWP::Protocol::https. This module specifies as one of its prerequisites IO::Socket::SSL which is automatical [...]

mdk (also): DbicHack14

So I am sat letting my brain decompress at high speed after the first ever DBIx::Class Hackathon in existence. Dbic is a project written in Perl which in very loose terms is a relational mapper for databases.

Colin Newell: DBIx::Class Hackathon
I attended the first DBIx::Hackathon this weekend and I want to thank Jess for organising it, and Shadowcat who put a lot of time and effort into the event. Kudos to the sponsors Eligo and CTRL-O who provided backing. I spent the day trying to improv [...]
Sinan Unur (Sinan): Why does Crypt::SSLeay fail to build under Strawberry Perl?

After a comment on my blog attracted my attention to some interesting failures when trying to build Crypt::SSLeay with Strawberry Perl, I was perplexed.

I don't really use Strawberry. I have always used either ActivePerl, or built my own perl, dependi [...]

NAP Tech Blog: Learning the perl debugger: Lesson 3
This post follows on from lesson 2 in this series of posts. If you’ve followed the lessons so far you’ll have some basic knowledge around starting the debugger and examining variables. It’s time to find out how to descend into … Continue reading
Toby Inkster (tobyink): Questioning the Role of API Design in Perl
or Querying the Designated API of Perl Roles...
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