Dec 172011
 

The MetaCPAN team have announced a competition to design them a logo, the winning entry will get a prize of $400 USD, not to mention having their design used on this great site.

The prize has been provided by the Enlightened Perl Organisation

The deadline is the 13th of January 2012, so make sure to have your laptop with you over the holiday season.

For more information visit http://contest.metacpan.org/ or see the entries so far.

Dec 142011
 

Following their donation of $10,000 in the summer, Booking.com have made another donation towards the future development of Perl. This time the donation is for €100,000. Perl Foundation president Karen Pauley and former Perl 5 Pumpking Jesse Vincent are travelling to Amsterdam where they will accept the donation.

More details and a press release will be available on the Perl Foundation web site later.