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Subject: [Hangout - NYLXS] [Perlweekly] #437 - DC-Baltimore Perlyglot
Workshop (DCBPW) in April
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The DC-Baltimore Perlyglot Workshop (DCBPW) ( https://dcbpw.org/dcbpw2020/
) was just announce. It will take place April 18-19 2020 in Baltimore, MD.
Perl, Raku and all programming languages and tools are welcome and
encouraged topics at this event. Both CFP and registrations are now open,
but note, the CFP closes January 6th. So submit your proposal now!
In other news, this week I have not seen the regular lists from Miguel Prz
( http://niceperl.blogspot.com/ ). I hope he is OK.
As usual, the Perl Weekly Challenge take a large part of the content.
Enjoy your week!
Your editor: Gabor Szabo.
Paws XXXIV (Yet more code)
Advent of Intcode update day 5
A common challenge in calling C functions from any language other
than C or
C++ is dealing with constants.
Working with CSV files using PDL
I am glad to see someone posting about PDL. Make it regular and PDL might
get some more use.
Dave seemed to have a lot of very similar ideas and initiatives to mine,
except that his usually came a few years earlier. Two come to mind:
organizing a local Perl Mongers group and having a Perl presence at
FOSDEM, but there were more. I am looking forward to his ideas now so
I'll know what I will come up in a few years from now. So yeah, good luck
Grants: November 2019 Votes
'Implement Perl Binding for libuv' was approved.
Asking for Rakudo.js grant feedback
Work on the Rakudo.js grant (
https://news.perlfoundation.org/post/ian_hague_perl_6_grant_applica ) has
been completed and Pawel is at the stage where community feedback is
Rewriting Perl Code for Raku III: The Sorceror
Maintaining the Perl 5 Core (Dave Mitchell): Grant Report for
October / November 2019
Maintaining Perl 5 (Tony Cook): October 2019 Grant Report
Perl Weekly Challenge
The Perl Weekly Challenge ( https://perlweeklychallenge.org/ ) by Mohammad
Anwar ( http://manwar.org/ ) will help you step out from your
comfort-zone. You can even win the prize money of $50 Amazon voucher by
participating in the weekly challenge. The weekly prize is kindly
sponsored by Peter Sergeant of PerlCareers ( https://perl.careers/ ).
Perl Weekly Challenge - 038
Don't miss the fun and try new challenges every week. For more
please read FAQ ( https://perlweeklychallenge.org/faq ) page.
RECAP - Perl Weekly Challenge - 037
Review of last week challenge. There are plenty of great solutions.
Meet The Champion - Duane Powell
Please check out the short interview with the "Perl Weekly Challenge
( https://perlweeklychallenge.org/blog/perl-weekly-challenge-036/ )
winner Duane Powell.
Weekdays and Daytimes
Adam went one step further and fetched the data using web scraping
technique. A very good use of HTML::TableExtract.
Weekdays, Daylight and Raku
This week, I found Raku solutions easy to follow. Arne had his magic all
over as always.
Sunrise and Sunset in Perl
The use of CPAN module DateTime::Event::Sunrise was a surprise package.
Thanks Dave for introducing the distribution.
Perl Weekly Challenge 037: Weekdays and Daylight Gain/Loss
Choroba never misses the opportunity to use CPAN module. This time
used the lovely Time::Piece to solve weekdays task.
PERL WEEKLY CHALLENGE – 037
I enjoyed Raku solutions more this time. It was written in Perl style.
Perl Weekly Challenge 37: Week Days in Each Month and Daylight Gain/loss
I am a big fan of Laurent writing skill and his analytical skill. He is
simply the best.
A section for newbies and for people who need some refreshing of their Perl
knowledge. If you have questions or suggestions about the articles, let
me know and I'll try to make the necessary changes. The included articles
are from the Perl Maven Tutorial ( https://perlmaven.com/perl-tutorial )
and are part of the Perl Maven eBook ( https://leanpub.com/perl-maven ).
Process the 6 headers of Markua
Parsing Markua ( http://markua.com/ ), the magical typewriter.
2019.48 Released Advent
A new compiler release of the Raku ( https://raku.org/ ) programming
Day 7 - Parsing Firefox' user.js with Raku
The Jenkins series was updated by two new examples: Jenkins triggers:
Periodic polling ( https://code-maven.com/jenkins-triggers ) and How to
set the job number and description for a Jenkinsfile in a Jenkins
The corner of Gabor
A couple of entries sneaked in by Gabor.
Gabor self reporting for 2019.11
DC-Baltimore Perlyglot Workshop (DCBPW) 2020
April 18-19 2020 Baltimore, MD
The Perl Conference 2020
June 23-27 2020 Houston, TX
Jobs by Perl Careers
Enjoy Modern Perl with a properly Agile team in Manchester;
mid-Level Perl Developer
Tired of seeing endless London-based Perl jobs? Want to program
in the Glorious North instead, where the people are friendly, the tea
tastes right? The company is profitable, well-established, and
family-owned, and have a strong set of benefits, not least of which a
most-excellent coffee machine.
DevOps Daredevil Ready for Double Black Diamond Adventure
The client helps charities fundraise online and manages online payment
systems for landlords, so you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing
contributing to the greater good. And if that’s not enough for you, did
we mention the annual company ski trip AND the chance to work in the
mountains near Lake Geneva for a week each year, all expenses paid?
Giving back never felt so good!
Superheroes Spotted in Canary Wharf! Perl Developer in London
Look there, up in the sky: It’s a bird—it’s a plane—it’s
you, saving UK job
hunters from disaster one click at a time! Could you be the next Captain
Career Search or Wonder Worker? If you’ve ever dreamed of donning the
tights and mask, or even if you think you haven’t got the legs for the
tights but would like to make a difference to people all over the UK,
then read on.
A Perl Equation that just Makes Sense
This well-known company builds the that software hosting companies use to
allow customers to build websites. The software you create will be
deployed on thousands of servers all over the internet, and used by
hundreds of thousands of people! Best of all, the client has a killer
relocation program, so if you land this one, it’s Houston, here you
See the Hipster in his Natural Perl Environment
Our client provides a platform for musicians and industry
manage their work and while making sure they get paid for it. If you
support independent music, or if you’re just a fan of artists getting
compensated enough to drop the “starving” part from their title, then
this might be the job for you.
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