7 features that I would like to have in Perl 5

2016-11-23 10:28:19 mihai.szilagyi Guest blog posts 2 Comments

As a senior developer I work with Perl 5 every day. It’s my livelihood and my passion, but even though I love Perl, sometimes it makes my days dreary and dreadful. It’s a great language, it’s my language, but it’s not perfect. It doesn’t even have to be, I don’t believe there is something as a perfect programming language. They all have have their drawbacks, and Perl 5 is no different. That being said, there are a few features that I would love to have in P ...

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Perl and Redis

2017-02-22 10:24:05 mihai.szilagyi Guest blog posts 2 Comments

My name is Mihai and I’m a Perl developer at Evozon . I love Perl, I’ve been using it for almost 5 years now, it’s my go to language since my university days. Full disclosure, back then, in my students days I actually wanted to be a Java foot soldier. I really dodged a bullet there :) My first experience with Perl was at the beginning of 2012, when a wonderful co ...

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Perl is an island

2017-03-22 09:25:21 mihai.szilagyi Guest blog posts 3 Comments

Disclaimer: this article is metaphorical and rather ironic and it should be taken as such. Any resemblance to real life islands is purely coincidental. It’s sunny, it’s beautiful, almost like a paradise. It’s filled with people that love Perl. The community is thriving, but only on the island (concept inspired by Stevan Little’s presentation ). It&r ...

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