Stratopan provides private CPAN repositories securely hosted in the cloud. Stratopan integrates seamlessly with the Perl tool chain, so you can build your application anywhere and get the right Perl modules, every time.
There are many Perl-related videos out there on YouTube and elsewhere but some of those have very few views. Partially because they have never been properly promoted.
The new Perl TV site will feature a video every day and will link to many of the other interesting presentations and screencasts.
It’s source code and “database” is available on GitHub. Your help in collecting and categorizing the videos can help a lot.
The company is now expanding internationally to cover data for four new countries.
The site currently copes with 1.5 million visitors a month, all being served pages using the well-known templating module, Template Toolkit. The searches, aggregation and page rendering are all using Perl.
The tech team is a fan of open source and uses other tools as appropriate.
Adzuna has been mentioned in the Financial Times, BBC, Sky News and seems to be going for the industry disruption. I would keep an eye on them!
It’s great to hear about yet another growing company that uses Perl and doing so well.
Having free tutorials in your mother tounge is especially important when you are young and don’t know English good enough.
Today, thanks to Tudor Constantin, I posted the first article in the Romanian Perl tutorial.
I am looking for more volunteers to help these translations, and to start the translations to other languages as well. If you are interested, please get in touch with me: szabgab at gmail.com.
It’s December and that means it’s time for advent calendars. Here’s a lit of all of the Perl advent calendars that I know about.
- Perl Advent
- Perl 6 Advent
- Perl Dancer Advent Calendar
- Japanese Hacker Advent Calendar
- Japanese Casual Advent Calendar
If I’ve missed anything, please let me know in the comments and I’ll add it.
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.
There have been a large number of contributors and an ever increase set of features.
Olaf looks back at a few of the more recent updates.
Congratulations to all involved.
The site focuses on code review and discussions, with the goal of helping module authors get feedback, suggestions and help before they upload a new module to CPAN.
This is a really interesting idea and is getting lots of use even after having been live for only a couple of days. There are several changes and additions planned for the future, so this is definitely a site to keep an eye on.
Rather than go into the detail of what and how this Perl time tracking application works, have a look at the website http://timetracker.plix.at/ to find out more.
There are further changes planned for both the learning website and PerlFAQ in the near future.