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How America became the sole superpower in the world.

Posted on 2016-12-03 10:00:32
A short .promotional message: You may want to check out my Kickstarter campaign for Learning Perl 6, or the stuff I’m writing at the book’s website. Perl 6 adds object hashes in which the keys aren’t merely strings. They are values and types put together. That means that the objects can stringify to the same … Continue reading Day 3 – Object Hashes
Posted on 2016-12-03 00:01:16
This is the C::Blocks Advent Calendar, in which I release a new treat each day about the C::Blocks library. On the first day I demonstrated how to weave procedural C code into your Perl code. Today I will show how...
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How not to be ignorant about the world.

Posted on 2016-12-02 10:00:32
Summer of 2016 and I’m preparing to help teach a class on metagenomics with my boss, Dr. Bonnie Hurwitz, at The University of Arizona.  She and I are both alumi of Dr. Lincoln Stein’s lab when he was at Cold Spring Harbor where we worked on Gramene, a comparative genomics platform for plants.  Way back … Continue reading Day 2 – Bioinformatics with Perl 6
Posted on 2016-12-02 00:00:07
In the tradition of the Perl Advent Calendar, I have decided to write an Advent Calendar for C::Blocks, which is in pre-Beta. My plan is to release a new treat each day about the C::Blocks library. Today we will begin...
Posted on 2016-12-01 19:30:53
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Hey everyone, Following is the p5p (Perl 5 Porters) mailing list summary for the past week and a half. Enjoy!...
Posted on 2016-12-01 12:08:41
The Captain is Dead: Clean Up Call by Jon Del Arroz:

A short story about The Captain is Dead by Jon Del Arroz.

Posted on 2016-12-01 10:00:25

Did you know that there is extensive documentation available on OTRS, including Perl and JavaScript API docs? The Perl API documentation has seen some improvements recently, including Improved table of contents Syntax highlighting for Perl code snippets Function source code preview (by clicking on the [Source] link, you can directly view the method’s source code) […]

The post OTRS API Documentation Improved appeared first on The OTRS Blog.

Posted on 2016-12-01 08:54:34
Welcome Back Welcome to the first Advent post of 2016; this marks almost the first anniversary of the release of the Perl 6 specification. Rakudo Perl 6 has released a compiler for over 100 months (even before the release of the actual specification). The releases this year each come with bug fixes, speed improvements, and … Continue reading Day 1 – Consuming GitHub Webhooks
Posted on 2016-12-01 03:14:54
We had a great four days at meta::hack a couple of weeks ago. I've tried to briefly summarize what we accomplished....
Posted on 2016-12-01 02:57:57
meta::hack v1 Earlier this month (Thu, Nov 16 – Sun, Nov 20) I had the pleasure of meeting up with 7 other Perl hackers at ServerCentral’s downtown Chicago offices, in order to hack on MetaCPAN. Before I get started, I’d like to thank our sponsors. This hackathon wouldn’t have been possible without the overwhelming support of […]
Posted on 2016-12-01 02:54:10
When I popped up with a post here on Perl 6 OO a few days ago, somebody noted in the comments that they missed my write-ups of my bug hunting and fixing work in Rakudo and MoarVM. The good news … Continue reading
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Arson as a Christmas tradition.

Posted on 2016-11-30 10:00:15
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