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Daily archive for Monday, 08 October 2012

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Martin Evans (MJEVANS): Perl DBD::ODBC 1.40_3 released to the CPAN

I've just uploaded the DBD::ODBC 1.40_3 development release to the CPAN. If all goes well this will be the official 1.41 release in a weeks time.

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Reini Urban (rurban): Optimizing compiler benchmarks (part 4)
nbody - More optimizations In the first part I showed some problems and possibilities of the B::C compiler and B::CC optimizing compiler with an regexp example which was very bad to optimize. In the second part I got 2 times...
Shlomi Fish (rindolf): What does “Simple” mean in the context of software?

A lot of computer programs, and especially many open-source applications like to boast that they are “simple”. But what does it mean? Given the various applications and misapplications of this word, I can think of several meanings:

  1. Easy to use.

  2. Lacks c [...]

Sebastian Willing: Mini sed Howto
sed ist das Universaltool zur massenweisen Dateimanipulation, allerdings schlägt sich seine unglaubliche Flexibilität auch in einer komplizierten Nutzung wieder, hier sind ein paar wichtige Anwendungsfälle und Aufrufbeispiele. sed arbeitet mit “norma [...]
Chisel (Chiz): DBD::Mock ... still maintained?
Has DBD::Mock fallen out of favour, love or maintainer energy? Some recent work at $employer led to me working on a patch for some desired changed to the module. After hunting down a likely looking repo on github, forking and...
Aristotle Pagaltzis: A concise forking idiom in pure Perl
One of the first module I took over as a maintainer on CPAN was Proc::Fork. It is a beautiful interface. It did get a bit uglier in relatively recent times when I added the run_fork wrapper, an unfortunate necessity in...
Jonathan Worthington (jnthn): I’ll be speaking at “We Actually Build Stuff”
I do a lot of my talking about working on the Rakudo Perl 6 compiler inside the Perl community. Happily, I’ll be able to talk about my experiences doing so to a much more general audience soon: I’ve had a … Continue reading →
Jonathan Worthington (jnthn): I’ll be speaking at “We Actually Build Stuff”
I do a lot of my talking about working on the Rakudo Perl 6 compiler inside the Perl community. Happily, I’ll be able to talk about my experiences doing so to a much more general audience soon: I’ve had a … Continue reading
Doug Bell (preaction): Run-time Class Composition With Moose
Moose is great! At its very basic, it simplifies the boilerplate required to create Perl objects immensely, providing attributes with type constraints, method modifiers for semantic enhancement, and role-based class composition for better code re-use [...]
Dave Rolsky (autarch): Please Don't Write Snowflake Code
Rocky Bernstein has been working a new Perl debugger called Devel::Trepan. I came across some discussion in a git pull request for this project a while back and I've been thinking of this blog post since that time. Rocky has...
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