Oct 142013
 

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.

Oct 022013
 

The Nordic Perl Workshop will be held on 23rd November 2013, in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Call for Papers is out, so register and submit your talks.

Check http://act.yapc.eu/npw2013 for more info.

Sep 192013
 

p5-mop is an attempt to implement a subset of Moose into the core of Perl.

Damien “dams” Krotkine has posted a very good introduction to it and an explanation of why you should be interested now.

Sep 102013
 

A Perl oriented eCommerce conference will start on 8th October in Hancock, NY. Call for papers is open until Sunday (15th September), so hurry up and submit your talks. Everything Perl eCommerce related is welcome.

The conference lasts for 3 days. The first day will be Dancer eCommerce training, where you can learn how to do Perl eCommerce with dancer. The other two days will have various talks on eCommerce subjects. The evenings feature a barbecue and hanging out with other developers.

Apply at http://www.ecommerce-innovation.com

Sep 072013
 

The Pittsburgh Perl Workshop will be happening October 4th through 6th. This aptly named conference will be held in Pittsburgh, PA. The event is now open for registration, talk proposals, and sponsors.

http://pghpw.org

Aug 122013
 

At this year’s YAPC::Europe in Kiev, the YAPC::Europe committee announced that next years conference will be in Sofia, Bulgaria.

We will publish more details just as soon as we get them.

Aug 072013
 

CloseBargains.com has just launched, developed in a few days using Perl with Mojolicious, integrating 8coupons and Mapquest API feeds. Helping you find coupons you can redeem near where you are now (US only at the moment).

“Perl was used due to it’s versatility and tenacity in the Web space. The Mojolicious framework with the Hypnotoad server made the endeavour a fruitful, pleasureful experience.”

Please see the blog post and about page for more details.

Aug 032013
 

The schedule for YAPC Europe 2013 was published this morning. The conference takes place this year in Kiev, Ukraine and features three tracks of talks over three days. It all starts in just over a week, on 12th August.

May 192013
 

The release of Perl 5.18.0 has been announced

You can find a full list of changes in the file “perldelta.pod” located in the “pod” directory inside the release and on the web.

Perl v5.18.0 represents approximately 12 months of development since Perl v5.16.0 and contains approximately 400,000 lines of changes across 2,100 files from 113 authors.

Perl continues to flourish into its third decade thanks to a vibrant community of users and developers.

Strawberry Perl 5.18.0.1 is available at http://strawberryperl.com (all editions: MSI, ZIP, PortableZIP for both: 32/64bit MS Windows)