Perl Hacks

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Blog Tags:perl, programming, cpan, community, conferences
Country:United Kingdom
Location:London

A blog about Perl programming and the Perl community



Latest Blog Posts



Version Numbers

on Dec 13, 2016

Last week I mentioned how I had uploaded a new version of Symbol::Approx::Sub. Because there were pretty major changes to the inner workings of the module (although the interface still looked the same) I decided that I would move it from version 2.07...

In October, for (I think) the second year, Digital Ocean ran Hacktoberfest – a campaign encouraging people to submit pull requests to Github repos in exchange for free t-shirts. A few of us thought that this might be a good way to do a small bit of...

I’ve been rather quiet for a few months. That’s because I’ve been working for a large investment bank in Canary Wharf. It’s no so much that the work takes up more of my time than other contracts I’ve had, but more that the incredibly restri...

Feedback

on Sep 25, 2016

During the week, Barbie sent out the results from the feedback survey that he ran after YAPC Europe. The general results will be published later, but all of the speakers will have received an email containing the feedback from their talks. That feedb...

YAPC Europe 2016

on Sep 3, 2016

I’ve been back from Cluj-Napoca for almost a week, so I should really write down what I remember about YAPC Europe before it’s all forgotten. Day -1 I arrived in Cluj-Napoca on Sunday evening and got to my hotel quickly. There was just time for a...

DamianWare

on Aug 26, 2016

Yesterday at YAPC Europe I gave a talk called “Error(s) Free Programming”. The slides are below, but it might make more sense once the video is online. Error(s) Free Programming from Dave Cross The talk is about Damian Conway’s module Lingua::E...

Cultured Perl

on Aug 25, 2016 in: Community, blogging

Back in about 2008, I set up a group blog called “Cultured Perl”. The idea was to have a blog that concentrated on the Perl community rather than the technical aspects that most Perl bloggers write about most of the time. It didn’t last very lo...