PerlCon Europe 2019

PerlCon attendees voting for next year's conference location

Last week I was in Riga for this year’s European PerlCon (the conference formerly known as YAPC::Europe). As has become traditional, here’s my report of the conference. My conference began on Tuesday night at the pre-conference meet-up. Most people get into town on the night before the conference starts and the organisers always designate a […]

Counting Weekends and Wrapping Text

Perl Weekly Challenge

I said that I probably wouldn’t have time to get involved with the Perl Weekly Challenge every week and that has, unfortunately, proven to be the case. But I had a few free minutes earlier in the week so I decided to look at this week’s challenges. I’m glad I did because they seemed to […]

Perl Conference in Riga

Riga Cat

It’s only two weeks until I head to Riga for PerlCon 2019. I thought it was worthwhile posting a quick update confirming that I was going and telling you what I would be doing there. Firstly, I’ve previously mentioned that I was planning to run my “Modern Web Development with Dancer” workshop on the day […]

Perl Weekly Challenge – 2019-03-25

I’m not sure that I’ll have time to do these every week, but here are my answers to this week’s two Perl Weekly Challenges. Challenge #1 Write a script to replace the character ‘e’ with ‘E’ in the string ‘Perl Weekly Challenge’. Also print the number of times the character ‘e’ found in the string.

Nothing really complicated here. We can […]