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John Napiorkowski: Perl Catalyst: 5.90089_003 is Proposed Stable
Hi All. Last night I finished my regression testing on the current development release of Perl Catalyst (https://metacpan.org/release/JJNAPIORK/Catalyst-Runtime-5.90089_003/) This release is looking good from my angle (and the previous 002 release al [...]
mdk (also): The World of Grant Street Group

Grant Street Group really came into their prime when in 1997 they revolutionized the world of fixed income securities. This was achieved by hosting the world’s first online bond auction for the City of Pittsburgh.

Flavio Poletti (polettix): Posted A general profile photo that looks in the camera to polettix
After looking at today's issue of Perl Weekly, I remembered of a nice advice by MJD that basically boils down to: make faces look at the content, or at least not look away from it. My photo loaded on Gravatar...
Olaf Alders: How I Spent My 2015 Perl QA Hackathon
One week ago I was in Berlin at the Perl Quality Assurance Hackathon (QAH), happily hacking away on MetaCPAN. Today I'll summarize the good, the bad and the ugly about my time in Berlin. Spoiler alert: it was all good....
Peteris Krumins (pkrumins): My Top 100 Programming, Computer and Science Books: Part One

I was recently interviewed by Fog Creek and one of the questions was about my favorite programming, coding and development books. I got very excited by this question as I'm a huge book nerd. And by a huge book nerd I mean I'm crazy about science, com [...]

Moritz Lenz: Writing docs helps you take the user's perspective

This year, most of my contributions to Perl 6 have been to the documentation, or were directly inspired by writing the documentation.

Quite often when I write documentation, I start thinking things like this is a bit awkward to explain, wouldn't it be [...]

Herbert Breunung: Perl QA Hackathon 2015
yeah me too .... Or lets call it insights from an imposterer. I just came becasue i like the people and I could visit my brother and maybe Berlin art galeries. (which I did). I knew the place because German...
miguel prz (niceperl): (xxv) CPAN great modules released last week
This is a list of great CPAN modules released last week. A module is considered great if its favorites count is greater or equal than 12.

# CPAN module Version Date Votes
1 Alien::Base 0.017 2015-04-24 12
2 App::cpanminus 1.7031 2015-04-22 197
3 Carton v1.0.16 2015-04 [...]
miguel prz (niceperl): (clvii) metacpan weekly report - perl
This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 186
Week's winner: perl (+4)
Build date: 2015/04/26 06:33:07 GMT

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Aristotle Pagaltzis: QA Hackathon 2015 (Berlin)
I was at the QA Hackathon in Berlin this year. Everyone else writing about it has an introductory section about what it is, so I needn’t concern myself with one… as well we’re on blogs.perl.org here after all. In a...
miguel prz (niceperl): (clxxxii) stackoverflow perl report
This is the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2015-04-26 06:20:29 GMT

  1. What is the performance difference between gawk and ....? - [6/5]
  2. Filehandlers not executing properly [...]
Flavio Poletti (polettix): Posted Wrapper...l to polettix
I published a new article about Perl in my blog. It's about wrapperl, a wrapper for Perl customized invocation. Find the article here and happy reading!...
Dominique Dumont (dod): The #newinjessie game: automatic configuration upgrade and other stuff in Debian/Jessie
Here are my contribution for the #newinjessie game, i.e. what new stuff I’ve contributed to the Jessie release of Debian. lcdproc configuration is upgraded automatically. One less question is asked during upgrade from Wheezy to Jessie. New lcdp [...]
Alberto Simões (ambs): CPAN PR-Challenge - April Report
This was a busy month in my teaching duties. Also, needed to debug and create pull requests for other projects. Nevertheless, I managed to create a small pull request in the PRC assigned module, Google::ProtocolBuffers Perl implementation. The pull r [...]
tudorconstantin: CPAN Pull Request Challenge is Not Really a Challenge
photo by +Darren Song Ng What I mean when I say that CPAN PR Challenge is not really a challenge, is that contributing to well known Perl modules is much more accessible for the mere programmer than I expected. And I wouldn't had find out this withou [...]
David Golden: Perl QA Hackathon 2015 report
tl;dr: I led hours of "consensus discussions" about toolchain governance, the Test::Builder roadmap, PAUSE policies and responsible authoring practices. I fixed bugs and applied patches for CPAN.pm, CPAN indexing and CPAN META tools. I experimented w [...]
Tatsuhiko Miyagawa: (via Carmel screencast (no audio) on Vimeo) Here’s the...

(via Carmel screencast (no audio) on Vimeo)

Here’s the quick screencast of demonstrating Carmel features. It almost works as a fully featured development environment switcher now. And deployment can be done one way with the newly added ‘rollout’ comma [...]

Ricardo Signes (rjbs): the 2015 Perl QA Hackathon in Berlin

I spent last week in Berlin, at the 2015 Perl QA Hackathon. This is an annual event where a group of various programmers involved with the "CPAN toolchain" and closely related projects get together, hash out future plans, write code that is hard to g [...]

Matt S. Trout (mst): War Stories: Open Sesame

How to unit test code opening a pipe to sendmail

Tatsuhiko Miyagawa: cpanm towards 2.0

First, little bit of background:

I was working on cpan-common-index branch for cpanm and the branch adds CPAN::Common::Index and its all subdeps, which might make fatpacking on 5.8 difficult because of the amount of its non-core dependencies, some of [...]

John Napiorkowski: Perl Catalyst Community Poll and new Development Release!
Morning all, There's a new poll aimed at the community: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YWGSWLR Its only eight questions so shouldn't cause you a lot of trouble at work :) Please take a look. We also release the second development cut of Perl Catalyst [...]
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