19 sept. 2020

(cccvii) 17 CPAN great modules released last week

This is a list of great CPAN modules released last week. A module is considered great if its favorites count is greater or equal than 12.

  1. Dist::Zilla::Plugin::Git - Update your git repository after release
    • Version: 2.047 on 2020-09-12
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 2.046 was 1 year, 5 months, 26 days before
  2. IO::Socket::IP - Family-neutral IP socket supporting both IPv4 and IPv6
    • Version: 0.41 on 2020-09-15
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 0.39 was 3 years, 6 months, 9 days before
  3. JSON::Validator - Validate data against a JSON schema
    • Version: 4.03 on 2020-09-14
    • Votes: 28
    • Previous version: 4.02 was 1 month, 3 days before
  4. Log::Log4perl - Log4j implementation for Perl
    • Version: 1.53 on 2020-09-17
    • Votes: 84
    • Previous version: 1.52 was 10 days before
  5. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 8.59 on 2020-09-13
    • Votes: 433
    • Previous version: 8.58 was 1 month, 3 days before
  6. PDL - Perl Data Language
    • Version: 2.024 on 2020-09-17
    • Votes: 37
    • Previous version: 2.022 was 11 days before
  7. PerlPowerTools - BSD utilities written in pure Perl
    • Version: 1.020 on 2020-09-15
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 1.017 was 6 months, 28 days before
  8. Search::Elasticsearch - The official client for Elasticsearch
    • Version: 7.30 on 2020-09-15
    • Votes: 37
    • Previous version: 6.81 was 2 months, 19 days before
  9. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0912 on 2020-09-14
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0911 was 10 days before
  10. SQL::Translator - SQL DDL transformations and more
    • Version: 1.62 on 2020-09-14
    • Votes: 38
    • Previous version: 1.61 was 4 months, 25 days before
  11. Test::MockModule - Override subroutines in a module for unit testing
    • Version: v0.175.0 on 2020-09-17
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: v0.173.0 was 3 months, 5 days before
  12. Test::Simple - Basic utilities for writing tests.
    • Version: 1.302181 on 2020-09-14
    • Votes: 170
    • Previous version: 1.302177 was 1 month, 7 days before
  13. Text::ANSITable - Create nice formatted tables using extended ASCII and ANSI colors
    • Version: 0.600 on 2020-09-13
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.501 was 1 year, 9 months, 11 days before
  14. Text::Table::Tiny - generate simple text tables from 2D arrays
    • Version: 1.02 on 2020-09-13
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 1.01 was 5 days before
  15. WWW::Mechanize - Handy web browsing in a Perl object
    • Version: 2.01 on 2020-09-18
    • Votes: 83
    • Previous version: 2.00 was 3 months, 9 days before
  16. XML::LibXML - Interface to Gnome libxml2 xml parsing and DOM library
    • Version: 2.0206 on 2020-09-15
    • Votes: 90
    • Previous version: 2.0205 was 4 months, 7 days before
  17. Zydeco - Jazz up your Perl
    • Version: 0.608 on 2020-09-17
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 0.603 was 5 days before

(cdxxxvii) metacpan weekly report - Pepper

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 37

Week's winners (+3):  Pepper

Build date: 2020/09/19 17:35:18 GMT


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(cdlx) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-09-19 17:28:28 GMT


  1. What is the reason for this bizarre issue parsing a UTF-8 command line argument on Windows? - [4/2]
  2. Perl: hash does not allow alphanumeric keys in this special case - [4/2]
  3. Why does the match operator's "match-only-once" optimization only apply with the "?" delimiter? - [3/2]
  4. Find Favicons in HTML using Perl - [3/2]
  5. Perl Time::Piece use current date if not in format - [3/1]
  6. can a variable be defined in perl whose value cannot be changed in a subroutine? - [2/4]
  7. Internal-use-only class in a deeply nested Perl module - avoiding awkward naming - [2/2]
  8. How can I install XML::DOM into my perl built from source? - [2/2]
  9. How to implement https support for Perl's HTTP::DAV - [2/1]
  10. Calling a Perl Module which is Installed in different path/directory - [2/1]

12 sept. 2020

(cccvi) 16 CPAN great modules released last week

This is a list of great CPAN modules released last week. A module is considered great if its favorites count is greater or equal than 12.

  1. Alien::Build - Build external dependencies for use in CPAN
    • Version: 2.32 on 2020-09-11
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 2.29 was 1 month, 1 day before
  2. Catalyst::Devel - Catalyst Development Tools
    • Version: 1.42 on 2020-09-11
    • Votes: 24
    • Previous version: 1.41 was 1 month, 15 days before
  3. Catalyst::Runtime - The Catalyst Framework Runtime
    • Version: 5.90128 on 2020-09-11
    • Votes: 143
    • Previous version: 5.90126 was 7 months, 22 days before
  4. HTTP::Message - HTTP style message (base class)
    • Version: 6.26 on 2020-09-10
    • Votes: 59
    • Previous version: 6.25 was 2 months, 12 days before
  5. List::AllUtils - Combines List::Util, List::SomeUtils and List::UtilsBy in one bite-sized package
    • Version: 0.18 on 2020-09-05
    • Votes: 29
    • Previous version: 0.17 was before
  6. Log::Log4perl - Log4j implementation for Perl
    • Version: 1.52 on 2020-09-07
    • Votes: 84
    • Previous version: 1.51 was 2 days before
  7. Minilla - CPAN module authoring tool
    • Version: v3.1.11 on 2020-09-12
    • Votes: 50
    • Previous version: v3.1.10 was 5 months, 13 days before
  8. Module::Starter - a simple starter kit for any module
    • Version: 1.77 on 2020-09-05
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 1.76 was 1 year, 5 months, 25 days before
  9. Mojolicious::Plugin::AssetPack - Compress and convert css, less, sass, javascript and coffeescript files
    • Version: 2.09 on 2020-09-06
    • Votes: 46
    • Previous version: 2.08 was 1 year, 3 months, 30 days before
  10. Net::DNS - Perl Interface to the Domain Name System
    • Version: 1.27 on 2020-09-11
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.26 was 1 month, 5 days before
  11. PDL - Perl Data Language
    • Version: 2.022 on 2020-09-06
    • Votes: 37
    • Previous version: 2.021 was 6 months, 5 days before
  12. Perl::Tidy - indent and reformat perl scripts
    • Version: 20200907 on 2020-09-06
    • Votes: 119
    • Previous version: 20200822 was 15 days before
  13. Regexp::Debugger - Visually debug regexes in-place
    • Version: 0.002006 on 2020-09-12
    • Votes: 52
    • Previous version: 0.002005 was 3 months, 20 days before
  14. Rex - the friendly automation framework
    • Version: 1.12.2 on 2020-09-05
    • Votes: 71
    • Previous version: 1.12.1 was 1 month before
  15. Text::Table::Tiny - generate simple text tables from 2D arrays
    • Version: 1.01 on 2020-09-08
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 1.00 was 1 month, 1 day before
  16. Zydeco - Jazz up your Perl
    • Version: 0.602 on 2020-09-11
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.601 was 7 days before

(cdxxxvi) metacpan weekly report - Starwoman

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 62

Week's winner: Starwoman (+2)

Build date: 2020/09/12 11:44:53 GMT


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(cdlix) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-09-12 11:42:06 GMT


  1. How to document parameters in Perl POD - [4/2]
  2. How to see syntax errors reported with actual line numbers in the parent script when Perl is embedded within shell script? - [4/2]
  3. How to associate days (1 to 365.25) to radians in perl? - [4/1]
  4. How do I get the signature of a subroutine in runtime? - [3/3]
  5. sed replacing a string with warning when string not found - [3/3]
  6. How can we use a variable for the "use" command in Perl? - [3/2]
  7. Suspending a running shell command in a Perl script - [3/0]
  8. How to use perl to extract text between and look ahead and a look behind string without applying it twice? - [2/4]
  9. How do I parse an expression '^#[0-9A-F]{2}\$[0-9A-F]{4}/$' effectively in perl - [2/2]
  10. Signature without slurping - [2/1]

5 sept. 2020

(cccv) 12 CPAN great modules released last week

This is a list of great CPAN modules released last week. A module is considered great if its favorites count is greater or equal than 12.

  1. Class::Tiny - Minimalist class construction
    • Version: 1.008 on 2020-09-04
    • Votes: 30
    • Previous version: 1.006 was 3 years, 11 months, 24 days before
  2. Cpanel::JSON::XS - cPanel fork of JSON::XS, fast and correct serializing
    • Version: 4.23 on 2020-09-05
    • Votes: 37
    • Previous version: 4.21 was 23 days before
  3. DBD::SQLite - Self Contained SQLite RDBMS in a DBI Driver
    • Version: 1.66 on 2020-08-30
    • Votes: 92
    • Previous version: 1.64 was 1 year, 18 days before
  4. Git::Raw - Perl bindings to the Git linkable library (libgit2)
    • Version: 0.87 on 2020-08-30
    • Votes: 28
    • Previous version: 0.86 was 4 months, 5 days before
  5. HTML::Filter - Filter HTML text through the parser
    • Version: 3.74 on 2020-08-30
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 3.73 was 5 days before
  6. HTML::Parser - HTML parser class
    • Version: 3.75 on 2020-08-30
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 3.73 was 5 days before
  7. Mojo::mysql - Mojolicious and Async MySQL/MariaDB
    • Version: 1.20 on 2020-09-05
    • Votes: 33
    • Previous version: 1.19 was 4 months, 5 days before
  8. Number::Phone - base class for Number::Phone::* modules
    • Version: 3.6006 on 2020-09-04
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 3.6005 was 2 months, 28 days before
  9. PDF::API2 - Facilitates the creation and modification of PDF files
    • Version: 2.038 on 2020-08-31
    • Votes: 25
    • Previous version: 2.037 was 6 months, 26 days before
  10. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0911 on 2020-09-04
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0907 was 23 days before
  11. Type::Tiny - tiny, yet Moo(se)-compatible type constraint
    • Version: 1.010006 on 2020-09-04
    • Votes: 120
    • Previous version: 1.010005 was 9 days before
  12. Zydeco - Jazz up your Perl
    • Version: 0.601 on 2020-09-04
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.519 was 10 days before

(cdxxxv) metacpan weekly report - Perl::Tidy

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 46

Week's winners (+3): Perl::Tidy

Build date: 2020/09/05 13:23:34 GMT


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28 ago. 2020

(ccciv) 7 CPAN great modules released last week

This is a list of great CPAN modules released last week. A module is considered great if its favorites count is greater or equal than 12.

  1. CryptX - Cryptographic toolkit
    • Version: 0.069 on 2020-08-25
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 0.068 was 5 months, 15 days before
  2. HTML::Parser - HTML parser class
    • Version: 3.73 on 2020-08-25
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 3.72 was 4 years, 7 months, 6 days before
  3. MetaCPAN::Client - A comprehensive, DWIM-featured client to the MetaCPAN API
    • Version: 2.028000 on 2020-08-24
    • Votes: 20
    • Previous version: 2.027000 was 14 days before
  4. Test::BDD::Cucumber - Feature-complete Cucumber-style testing in Perl
    • Version: 0.73 on 2020-08-28
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.72 was 7 days before
  5. Type::Tiny - tiny, yet Moo(se)-compatible type constraint
    • Version: 1.010005 on 2020-08-26
    • Votes: 120
    • Previous version: 1.010004 was 8 days before
  6. WWW::Mechanize::Chrome - automate the Chrome browser
    • Version: 0.60 on 2020-08-24
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 0.59 was 3 days before
  7. Zydeco - Jazz up your Perl
    • Version: 0.519 on 2020-08-25
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.518 was 3 months, 24 days before

(cdlviii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-08-28 15:23:44 GMT


  1. Extracting and storing the the values in key value pair from a text in file in perl - [4/3]
  2. Is possible to access ATTR for Perl packages without defining a getter? - [3/2]
  3. Perl Gtk3::ScrolledWindow that contains more than one Gtk3::TreeView child. How do you disable child from scrolling to the top when selecting a row? - [3/1]
  4. perl array unique values - [3/1]
  5. Is there any risk of memory leaking not defining a DESTROY method in perl classes? - [3/0]
  6. Formatting a hash content to generate a report - [2/3]
  7. How to (if possible) set a breakpoint to a specific closure? - [2/2]
  8. Perl inheritance - Subroutine override - [2/2]
  9. How to overload operator in non-class package? - [2/2]
  10. Perl regex interval to match strings that correspond to hexadecimal numbers - [2/2]