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… Continue reading PerlCon Europe 2019

Counting Weekends and Wrapping Text

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… Continue reading Counting Weekends and Wrapping Text

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… Continue reading Perl Conference in Riga

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… Continue reading Perl Weekly Challenge – 2019-03-25

Plans for Riga

Riga Cat

The European Perl Conference this year is going to be held in Riga in August. That might seem a long way away, but it’s never too early to start thinking about these things. For example the conference web site went live earlier this week, enabling users to register for the conference and buy their tickets.… Continue reading Plans for Riga