Last Week on BuiltinPerl: 18 - 22 May 2015

2015-05-26 13:29:15 admin Weekly Newsletter News 0 Comments

We know you've been looking forward to our newsletter, so here we are, reporting on last week's events. Besides adding 2 new companies to the growing BuiltinPerl family, we published our first guest blog post on the BIP Blog, courtesy of Dave Cross , plus we received news from Geekuni , which we shared with you. To sum up our week, here are our latest news: ...

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YAPC-NA & Act-Voyager

2015-07-09 10:04:25 admin Perl Events Guest blog posts News 0 Comments

What else would one do when you have a whole trans-Atlantic flight and nothing interesting to watch? Yep... hours of uninterrupted coding... And so I did, flying from London to Chicago... at least that aircraft was flying... Act-Voyager was not. Many of the mechanics still needed to be taken care of, the true engine of Act had only been designed on the drawing board and bits of it had been tested in the Act-labs. Sunday there were quite some people around at the ...

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brian d foy, About Perl for BuiltInPerl.com

One of my first CPAN modules was Business::ISBN , a module I made to solve a dirty data problem a publishing customer handed me. In their large Excel file representing their catalog of books, they knew they had a lot of bad data. It hadn't really mattered too much before they had a website because the editors and sales people knew what the data should be; the web not so much. Could I fix it? Although it mi ...

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5 Must Read Books for Perl Programmers

2015-10-21 17:46:06 admin Uncategorized 3 Comments

When it comes to programming, both the learning and developing process are time and effort consuming matters and Perl is no exception to the rule. Achieving today’s well-established and maintained Perl programming language implied countless hours of working and testing that would eventually lead to an immensely powerful scripting language. On the other hand, sharpening knowledge, improving skills and developing your own style of coding requires overcom ...

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