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The annual Perl meetup in London will be happening this coming Saturday, 25th November at the University of Westminster Cavendish Campus. The address is 101 New Cavendish St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 6XH. There are approximately 200 people signed up so far. This year, along with Perl content for all interest levels (beginners to advanced), there are also talks on other languages and tech as well. Rust, Docker, Julia, & Go, to name a few. Come along if you can!
There are several reasons why I decided to release the module on Sourceforge rather than CPAN. The main one being that I feel this initial release is not yet sufficiently mature to be a standalone CPAN module. At the same time, Inline::F2003 does have sufficient functionality for users to try and comment on.
I am highly motivated to produce a high quality module that allows Perl to interoperate with modern FORTRAN. This initial release was developed and tested on Linux only. However, I would still encourage users to try running the program even if their system is non-Linux.
I am very interested to hear your views and experiences (and failures) with Inline::F2003. Thank you for reading this post. I do hope you'll have an opportunity to tryout the program, and report back your findings.
Hacktobergest 2017 is upon us. Have fun, flex your mental muscles and earn glory (well, a t shirt an some stickers) for successful contributions to appropriately tagged issues. Guidance for maintainers and contributors can be found here.
Hi all, I'm offering a (free) service to CPAN module authors who may be wanting more (or more rapid) CPAN Testers test reporting on CPAN modules installed on Mac OS X.
I've become frustrated with that myself, so I installed all 43 versions of Perl through 5.27.4, using Perlbrew of course, and now I can install, test, and file test results report on a module for all versions with:
Of course you can do this yourself on any OS (and you should). I'm only testing on the Mac OS X version I have installed (10.11.6 "Yosemite"), and Mac testing platforms are sadly lacking, so if you are running an older OS X please consider setting up at least the most recent stable subversion of the last few major versions and helping out. It's a pretty cool feeling watching the test reports go out.
And if you are working on a module and want to get Mac OS X test reports into the CPAN Testers matrix quickly, send me a private message here and I'll run the tests on it. Be sure it's going to pass though, as the results are sent in either way!
Update, corrected name of the CPAN service, thanks hippo.
The way forward always starts with a minimal test.
Hi! Recently I've started to learn aws technology, especially how to automate the processes of launching ec2 instances by aws cli.
Here are some useful wrappers for aws cli for some typical cases, where you don't have to remember all the necessary parameters but rather than that just use "mnemonic" sparrow tasks - https://sparrowhub.org/search?category=aws
For the moment the are a few wrappers here, not that much, but I'm going to add more staff soon.
PS> For those who're unfamiliar with - Sparrow - is a scripting platform allow to develop and run scripts at most any Linux OS, by using CLI written on Perl5.