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Daily archive for Monday, 09 April 2012

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Robin Clarke (RCL): The paperless office with Linux
A few days ago I took delivery of a used Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500 (currently about 400€ new, I got mine for 235€ on eBay), and started on the long job of making my home office paperless. xsane The best news: it works out of the box with Linux (Ubuntu 1 [...]
Shlomi Fish (rindolf): The Perl April Fools' Gag That Could Have Been
On my last entry, I told you that I have had an idea for a Perl-related April Fools' day gag, and that I would possibly reveal it on 2-April with a big disclaimer on top, just for kicks. Well,...
stevieb: use Perl; Poetry: Method to my $madness
Back in the day,
I was unable to say(),
I had to print() everything to find the err of my ways,
but things changed,
and now I can return(),
to the main() program of life,
where nearly everything burns,
I'm not rapping this on a mic,
I'm just writing to be fr [...]
chromatic: Defending Against Its Dynamic Scope
A lot of the advice given in Modern Perl: the Book is advice learned the hard way, whether through making my own mistakes, debugging code written on my teams, or reviewing code written by other people to help novices become...
geistteufel: Perl - How to work offline ?

Hi, sometime I travel and I want to work offline but I need easy doc,  and I want to be able to install new stuff. How can I do that without a connection ?

You will need :

  • perlbrew, to install any perl version you need
  • cpanm, to install cpan module
  • minicp [...]
Sinan Unur (Sinan): Using \b in regex patterns can lead to surprising results

Consider this pattern matching question on Stackoverflow.

Basically, given a string like q{Start the function "function name" with (0x10)}, the task is to extract the name of the function within the quotation marks and the hexadecimal number in parent [...]

JT Smith: Posted (Ab)using the MetaCPAN API for Fun and Profit to JT Smith
Olaf Alders will be giving a talk at YAPC::NA 2012 described as: MetaCPAN aims to make it fun and easy to get data about CPAN modules, releases, favourites and even CPAN authors themselves. Sites like www.github-meets-cpan.com, perlresume.org, mapofc [...]
Nitish Bezzala: Perl Target Markets
These are my thoughts about marketing perl in response to the discussion going on on chromatic's blog.

Before we sell a product, we first need to learn something about the people who we are selling to. At the same time, we need to focus on our strengt [...]
YAPC::NA: (Ab)using the MetaCPAN API for Fun and Profit

Olaf Alders will be giving a talk at YAPC::NA 2012 described as:

MetaCPAN aims to make it fun and easy to get data about CPAN modules, releases, favourites and even CPAN authors themselves.  Sites like www.github-meets-cpan.com, perlresume.org, mapofcp [...]

stevieb: use Perl; Guide to references: Part 5

This is the final part in my five part guide to Perl references. It's a complete program that contains a menu system along with the card game 'war'. This is pretty serious spaghetti code, so I will likely replace it as soon as I come up with somethin [...]

Olaf Alders: MetaCPAN at the QA Hackathon
One week ago, I happily had the opportunity to be at the QA Hackathon in Paris. In the past I had been vaguely aware that the hackathon exists and I had some shadowy idea of what goes on at such...
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