Assembly is in the top ten most used programming languages (with Perl)

2016-07-27 09:09:36 admin Perl Events 0 Comments

Are you surprised, mind boggled, in awe? Such a low level language, the lowest of them all is in the top 10 TIOBE index, for the second time this year as it was featured in the top 10 list in January as well. How could such a low level language grow in popularity so extensively that it made it pop up in the top ten? Well, it’s mostly due to the rising popularity of IoT and small devices that are now all running code. Tiobe explains further: "The only r ...

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ActiveState and Perl

2016-08-03 09:16:18 admin Companies 0 Comments

ActiveState is a company that provides application development and management solutions, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. They have a worldwide presence and are involved in many different industries besides software, aerospace, financial services and telecommunication. Active State solution are used by over 2 million developers and leading companies like Bank of America, CA, Cisco, HP, Lockheed Martin and Siemens. This is ActiveState, a Perl company. See their

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Learning code from books. An obsolete practice?

2016-08-10 08:57:04 admin Perl Interests 0 Comments

Coding is something so unique as a process and as a practice that it takes a certain way of thinking to be able to understand and do it properly and also a certain way of learning. It’s not like you can just read a book, follow the right steps and then do it. Or is it? When it comes to learning resources, coding is all around blessed, there are so many tutorials and online courses that not only give you the theoretical elements that you need to master, but are also very inclus ...

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Perl, the glue language?

2016-08-17 09:48:53 admin Perl Interests 0 Comments

Perl is known for a lot of things, for its tight community, for its variable syntax, for its rock star YAPC events and as the duct that holds the Internet together. Or at least is was known as “duct tape” (something quite unique for a programming language) back in the late 90’, but Perl, the glue language seems to be a bit of a lost trait when thinking about Perl nowadays. Perl (we’re referring to Perl 5 in this article) i ...

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YAPC::EU Day One

2016-08-25 10:25:42 admin Perl Events 0 Comments

YAPC Europe is finally here and we’re so excited to be able to attend such an awesome and large event. Day one started perfectly with an amazing announcement. Drum rolls please...next year's edition of YAPC::EU will be in Amsterdam! We’re already excited about it.

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YAPC::EU Day Two

2016-08-26 10:09:20 admin Perl Events 0 Comments

Day Two got off to a bit of a slow start due to a very, very good time at the party last night. The night was long and amazing, the Museum of Art was a wonderful location, outdoors with music and lots of playful lights. We did say that YAPCs are fun right? Well, they’re very fun!

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