Calendis, a Perl startup

2017-06-22 13:51:10 admin Startups 0 Comments

Calendis is a startup created in Perl about 3 years ago. It’s a platform where you, as an end user, can make appointments for various services, like hair salons, dentists office, gyms etc. As a business you can be featured in a marketplace where users can find you, make appointments and become your customers. Businesses can also use Calendis as a tool to manage employees, customers, services, sales reports and even to send ...

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The Perl Conference 2017 in DC - post event reviews

2017-06-29 10:23:56 admin Perl Events 0 Comments

The Perl Conference 2017 took place last week in DC, between June 18 and June 23. This was one of the two yearly Perl conferences (formerly known as YAPC). Some of you might have been there and over the course of 5 days (pre and post conference tutorials included) got a chance to see some great talks, mingle, network with some awesome people and of course, learn more about Perl. For all of you who attended we urge you to let everybody know how it went. Write a blog ...

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How many Perl developers are there?

2017-07-12 09:48:35 admin Perl Interests 0 Comments

It’s a tough question to answer. Is there a way to quantify all the Perl developers in the world? There is also a difference between developers who use some Perl in their work, but are not Perl developers per se, which makes it harder to come up with a given figure. Let’s look at some numbers People who attended YAPC:: Asia 2015 in Tokyo - 2130 People who attended YAPC::EU 2016 - 352 ...

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Depentree, tracking your CPAN dependencies

2017-07-19 09:26:39 admin Startups 1 comment

Seeing a startup built in Perl is a great thing, for Perl developers and the Perl community. But beyond that, Depentree represents work, time and effort from a developer to create something useful and practical for other developers. This is a Perl startup. Let’s get to brass tacks. Depentree.com is a code dependency tracker that helps you to be aware when the software you depend on is updated, when an important i ...

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Perl in Japan

2017-08-23 09:58:30 admin Perl 6 Perl Interests Perl Events 0 Comments

Perl is used in many different fields, by programmers from all over the world. Western countries have a large number of companies that use Perl and implicitly Perl developers, with a solid community that touches base every year through events like The Perl Conference formerly known as YAPC. But further east there are other YAPC events, a bit different and a lot bigger. They’re not exclusive to Perl developers and bring together more than a thousand participants each year. A qu ...

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Perl in Brazil

2017-10-18 10:49:49 admin Perl Interests Perl Events News 0 Comments

Carrying on the heels of our previous article that explored the topic of Perl in Japan , we now move towards South America, more exactly, Brazil. To find out more about how Perl is used in Brazil and the community there, we had a talk with garu. For most of you, his name, Breno G. de Oliveira or garu, is certainly familiar, but for those of you who might not know him, here’s a brief bio. Garu has been a community orga ...

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