30 may. 2020

(ccxci) 11 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. App::Netdisco - An open source web-based network management tool.
    • Version: 2.045006 on 2020-05-24
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 2.045005 was 6 days before
  2. Catmandu - a data toolkit
    • Version: 1.2012 on 2020-05-25
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.2011 was 5 months, 5 days before
  3. Dancer2 - Lightweight yet powerful web application framework
    • Version: 0.300004 on 2020-05-27
    • Votes: 115
    • Previous version: 0.300003 was 1 month, 18 days before
  4. Dist::Zilla - distribution builder; installer not included!
    • Version: 6.015 on 2020-05-29
    • Votes: 173
    • Previous version: 6.014 was 2 months, 28 days before
  5. Email::MIME - easy MIME message handling
    • Version: 1.949 on 2020-05-24
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: 1.946 was 2 years, 8 months, 24 days before
  6. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 8.50 on 2020-05-25
    • Votes: 425
    • Previous version: 8.43 was 4 days before
  7. Net::DNS - Perl Interface to the Domain Name System
    • Version: 1.24 on 2020-05-27
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.23 was 2 months, 9 days before
  8. Prima - a perl graphic toolkit
    • Version: 1.59 on 2020-05-27
    • Votes: 30
    • Previous version: 1.58 was 2 months, 12 days before
  9. Text::CSV_XS - Comma-Separated Values manipulation routines
    • Version: 1.43 on 2020-05-27
    • Votes: 89
    • Previous version: 1.42 was 8 days before
  10. Tickit - Terminal Interface Construction KIT
    • Version: 0.71 on 2020-05-25
    • Votes: 24
    • Previous version: 0.70 was 3 months, 29 days before
  11. WWW::Mechanize::Chrome - automate the Chrome browser
    • Version: 0.58 on 2020-05-24
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 0.57 was 1 day before

(cdxxii) metacpan weekly report - WWW::Mechanize::Chrome

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 36

Week's winners (+3): WWW::Mechanize::Chrome

Build date: 2020/05/30 12:46:54 GMT


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(cdxlv) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-05-30 12:26:37 GMT


  1. Perl weird behaviour in number with decimal point - [4/1]
  2. How to substitute and replace number with letter in specific column - [3/3]
  3. sort numbers numerically and strings alphabetically in an array of hashes perl - [3/1]
  4. Trying to make a substitution using perl - [2/3]
  5. Return value handling from Perl Package/Module - [2/2]
  6. Perl hash while loop cannot find the key value - [2/2]
  7. sort numbers numerically and strings alphabetically in an array perl - [2/2]
  8. Perl tar file creates directory recursively - [2/2]
  9. Updating macros in a C file using perl - [2/1]
  10. Perl: Use custom nested modules organised in nested sub-directories - [2/1]

23 may. 2020

(ccxc) 13 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. App::Netdisco - An open source web-based network management tool.
    • Version: 2.045005 on 2020-05-18
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 2.045003 was 3 days before
  2. App::Sqitch - Sensible database change management
    • Version: v1.1.0 on 2020-05-17
    • Votes: 36
    • Previous version: v1.0.0 was 11 months, 13 days before
  3. Convert::Binary::C - Binary Data Conversion using C Types
    • Version: 0.79 on 2020-05-19
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 0.78 was 4 years, 3 months, 5 days before
  4. DateTime::Format::Natural - Parse informal natural language date/time strings
    • Version: 1.09 on 2020-05-17
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 1.08 was 5 months, 10 days before
  5. Devel::Cover - Code coverage metrics for Perl
    • Version: 1.36 on 2020-05-19
    • Votes: 97
    • Previous version: 1.33 was 1 year, 23 days before
  6. FFI::Platypus - Write Perl bindings to non-Perl libraries with FFI. No XS required.
    • Version: 1.28 on 2020-05-20
    • Votes: 52
    • Previous version: 1.26 was 13 days before
  7. JSON::MaybeXS - Use Cpanel::JSON::XS with a fallback to JSON::XS and JSON::PP
    • Version: 1.004002 on 2020-05-17
    • Votes: 42
    • Previous version: 1.004001 was 16 days before
  8. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 8.43 on 2020-05-21
    • Votes: 425
    • Previous version: 8.42 was 17 days before
  9. Mozilla::CA - Mozilla's CA cert bundle in PEM format
    • Version: 20200520 on 2020-05-20
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: 20180117 was 2 years, 2 months, 19 days before
  10. Regexp::Debugger - Visually debug regexes in-place
    • Version: 0.002005 on 2020-05-23
    • Votes: 52
    • Previous version: 0.002004 was 3 months, 7 days before
  11. Regexp::Grammars - Add grammatical parsing features to Perl 5.10 regexes
    • Version: 1.057 on 2020-05-22
    • Votes: 33
    • Previous version: 1.055 was 15 days before
  12. Text::CSV_XS - Comma-Separated Values manipulation routines
    • Version: 1.42 on 2020-05-19
    • Votes: 89
    • Previous version: 1.41 was 3 months, 3 days before
  13. TimeDate - miscellaneous timezone manipulations routines
    • Version: 2.33 on 2020-05-19
    • Votes: 23
    • Previous version: 2.32 was 2 months, 15 days before

(cdxxi) metacpan weekly report - Test::Smoke

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 40

Week's winner: Test::Smoke (+2)

Build date: 2020/05/23 13:00:16 GMT


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(cdxliv) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-05-23 12:50:41 GMT


  1. How does a Perl script know if it's running in the debugger? - [4/2]
  2. Find thousands of files efficiently with exact match from a directory containing millions of files (bash/python/perl) - [3/5]
  3. How to capture every match in a global regex substitution? - [3/5]
  4. How to pass const string parameter from perl to c++ using swig - [3/1]
  5. Perl Use of uninitialized value in regexp compilation at warning - [2/3]
  6. How to match several numbers only? - [2/3]
  7. Wxperl create widget but don't place it - [2/2]
  8. How to have perl web crawler do 'breadth first' retrieval, like wget? - [2/2]
  9. Perl; How to avoid severely nested foreach loops - [2/2]
  10. how to add/delete the function for two process at the same time in one line? - [2/1]

16 may. 2020

(cclxxxix) 11 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: 2.23 on 2020-05-15
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 2.22 was 10 days before
  2. App::cpm - a fast CPAN module installer
    • Version: 0.993 on 2020-05-13
    • Votes: 47
    • Previous version: 0.992 was 5 days before
  3. App::Netdisco - An open source web-based network management tool.
    • Version: 2.045003 on 2020-05-15
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 2.045002 was 26 days before
  4. FFI::CheckLib - Check that a library is available for FFI
    • Version: 0.27 on 2020-05-11
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.26 was 3 months, 20 days before
  5. HTTP::Message - HTTP style message (base class)
    • Version: 6.24 on 2020-05-11
    • Votes: 59
    • Previous version: 6.22 was 2 months, 16 days before
  6. IO::Async - Asynchronous event-driven programming
    • Version: 0.77 on 2020-05-13
    • Votes: 56
    • Previous version: 0.76 was 8 days before
  7. MCE - Many-Core Engine for Perl providing parallel processing capabilities
    • Version: 1.868 on 2020-05-11
    • Votes: 78
    • Previous version: 1.867 was 7 days before
  8. MCE::Shared - MCE extension for sharing data supporting threads and processes
    • Version: 1.871 on 2020-05-13
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 1.867 was 9 days before
  9. Test::Requires - Checks to see if the module can be loaded
    • Version: 0.11 on 2020-05-14
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 0.10 was 4 years, 9 months, 24 days before
  10. Text::Table - Organize Data in Tables
    • Version: 1.134 on 2020-05-15
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 1.133 was 2 years, 9 months, 11 days before
  11. WWW::Mechanize - Handy web browsing in a Perl object
    • Version: 1.97 on 2020-05-14
    • Votes: 84
    • Previous version: 1.96 was 2 months, 22 days before

(cdxx) metacpan weekly report

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 52
This week there isn't any remarkable distribution
Build date: 2020/05/16 11:10:22 GMT

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(cdxliii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-05-16 11:07:06 GMT

  1. Schwartzian Transform will not obvious faster if list count greater than 1M - [3/0]
  2. How can I detect if a lexical variable exists (is declared) in a package, even if uninitialized? - [2/4]
  3. Regex works in python simulator but not in perl - [2/4]
  4. What things in CORE Perl set the ERRNO ($!) on success? - [2/2]
  5. IN in WHERE-clause is not being parsed correctly using SQL::Statement - [2/2]
  6. Perl sort corrupts bsd_glob results - [2/2]
  7. perl YAML.pm dump array without quotes - [2/2]
  8. How to replace a character before and after a match - [2/1]
  9. Why does Perl DBI interface fail to INSERT to Postgres table? - [2/1]
  10. How can I handle an option made of an arbitrary number with Getopt::Long[::Descriptive]? - [2/1]

9 may. 2020

(cclxxxviii) 19 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: 2.22 on 2020-05-05
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 2.21 was 24 days before
  2. App::cpm - a fast CPAN module installer
    • Version: 0.992 on 2020-05-08
    • Votes: 47
    • Previous version: 0.991 was 26 days before
  3. DBD::Pg - DBI PostgreSQL interface
    • Version: 3.12.0 on 2020-05-07
    • Votes: 82
    • Previous version: 3.11.1 was 9 days before
  4. Devel::Cover::Report::Coveralls - coveralls backend for Devel::Cover
    • Version: 0.15 on 2020-05-03
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.14 was 1 month, 20 days before
  5. experimental - Experimental features made easy
    • Version: 0.022 on 2020-05-04
    • Votes: 30
    • Previous version: 0.021 was 2 months, 11 days before
  6. FFI::Platypus - Write Perl bindings to non-Perl libraries with FFI. No XS required.
    • Version: 1.26 on 2020-05-07
    • Votes: 52
    • Previous version: 1.24 was 5 days before
  7. GraphQL - Perl implementation of GraphQL
    • Version: 0.40 on 2020-05-09
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 0.38 was 5 months, 1 day before
  8. IO::Async - Asynchronous event-driven programming
    • Version: 0.76 on 2020-05-05
    • Votes: 56
    • Previous version: 0.75 was 5 months, 9 days before
  9. IPC::Run - system() and background procs w/ piping, redirs, ptys (Unix, Win32)
    • Version: 20200505.0 on 2020-05-05
    • Votes: 32
    • Previous version: 20180523.0 was 1 year, 11 months, 13 days before
  10. MCE - Many-Core Engine for Perl providing parallel processing capabilities
    • Version: 1.867 on 2020-05-04
    • Votes: 77
    • Previous version: 1.866 was 2 months, 24 days before
  11. MCE::Shared - MCE extension for sharing data supporting threads and processes
    • Version: 1.867 on 2020-05-04
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 1.864 was 5 months before
  12. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 8.42 on 2020-05-04
    • Votes: 425
    • Previous version: 8.41 was 3 days before
  13. Plack::Middleware::Debug - display information about the current request/response
    • Version: 0.18 on 2020-05-03
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 0.17 was 2 years, 2 months, 10 days before
  14. Regexp::Grammars - Add grammatical parsing features to Perl 5.10 regexes
    • Version: 1.055 on 2020-05-07
    • Votes: 32
    • Previous version: 1.052 was 9 months, 22 days before
  15. Rex - the friendly automation framework
    • Version: 1.10.0 on 2020-05-05
    • Votes: 71
    • Previous version: 1.9.0 was 1 month before
  16. Sys::Virt - libvirt Perl API
    • Version: v6.3.0 on 2020-05-05
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: v6.1.0 was 1 month, 26 days before
  17. Test::BDD::Cucumber - Feature-complete Cucumber-style testing in Perl
    • Version: 0.71 on 2020-05-02
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.70 was 14 days before
  18. XML::LibXML - Interface to Gnome libxml2 xml parsing and DOM library
    • Version: 2.0205 on 2020-05-08
    • Votes: 89
    • Previous version: 2.0204 was 1 month, 22 days before
  19. YAML::LibYAML - Perl YAML Serialization using XS and libyaml
    • Version: 0.82 on 2020-05-02
    • Votes: 43
    • Previous version: 0.81 was 3 months, 6 days before