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Posted on 2019-09-16 22:30:00
This is a monthly report by Tony Cook on his grant under Perl 5 Core Maintenance Fund. We thank the TPF sponsors to make this grant possible. Approximately 54 tickets were reviewed, and 9 patches were applied [Hours] [Activity] 0.13 #118551 track down fix and close 1.10 #124256 rebase, testing, apply to blead 0.12 #125096 re-check and close 1.73 #126991 work on a fix 0.72 #131136 track down fix and close, and for other Storable tickets too… 0.50 #131990 track...
Posted on 2019-09-16 14:58:13
It has been a while since the last grant report. However, Timo has made good progress. Read more about snapshot summary updates and new frontend graphs at: Progressing with progress....
Posted on 2019-09-15 09:03:17
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Posted on 2019-09-14 22:46:00
While a number of intended deliverables for Bart's grant remain unmet, he's made significant contributions to the expression backend and has identified unexpected roadblocks to the remaining tasks (as outlined in previous reports) that should yield to additional preparatory work. In light of this, the Grants Committee will be considering Bart's report below and voting on a payment for the currently accomplished work of 50% of the original amount requested. The Grants Committee will consider a revised proposal for the...
Posted on 2019-09-14 12:59:17

When you write a modules, sometimes you'd like to allow your users two ways of operations. A simple one for which you provide a single function and a complex one where they need to instantiate an object of your class and call methods.

Sometimes you'd like to use the same function name for both case.

I found an examples in version 1.000031 of Text::Markdown

Let's see how does it work:

Posted on 2019-09-13 14:30:01

I recently made a change that made some code non-trivially faster. Also I think most of the performance related advice out there is bad.

Posted on 2019-09-13 11:37:42
Do you hear SPVM until now? If you don't hear SPVM, it is good chance. SPVM is the project to improve Perl culcuration and array operation. I recently do benchmark. SPVM add(+) operator performance in for loop is same as...
Posted on 2019-09-11 01:44:21
I started Perl Newbies recently. Perl Newbies is for yung people who want to learn Perl. Perl Newbies describes basic things of Perl, not complex things. Perl Newbies weekly report I add the following entries about Functions and module. What...
Posted on 2019-09-11 01:36:33
Posted on 2019-09-10 17:18:24

Go 1.13 is out and the Gophercon 2019 videos have been released; I have thoughts on both.

Posted on 2019-09-09 19:41:46
Listening on software engineering radio podcast Diomidis Spinellis mentions how debugging is so much important in software development but still, we don’t teach much in-depth this skill in our universities. I and believe any other programmer will agree that debugging tools are the key arsenal in fixing bugs and even understanding the system. Either you …
Posted on 2019-09-09 14:52:08
Posted on 2019-09-07 21:34:00
Posted on 2019-09-07 21:29:00
Posted on 2019-09-07 21:27:00
Found this interesting podcast focusing on the Indian IT landscape, start-up, journey and entrepreneurship in general. The bio says ” A podcast about the ones who chose to take the road not taken often. It’s about the crazy and the curious. Those that dared to stand out, and stand-alone. It’s about their journey through hope …
Posted on 2019-09-07 12:27:17

I roast my own coffee and order the green beans from sweetmarias. I automated a big chunck of that. Here’s how.

Posted on 2019-09-04 19:52:56
The Grants Committee is accepting grant proposals all the time. We evaluate them every two months and another round is here!...
Posted on 2019-09-03 14:56:20
Last updated: Tue Sep 17 20:14:19 2019