4 feb 2023

(cdxxx) 14 great CPAN modules released last week

Updates for great CPAN modules released last week. A module is considered great if its favorites count is greater or equal than 12.

  1. App::DBBrowser - Browse SQLite/MySQL/PostgreSQL databases and their tables interactively.
    • Version: 2.314 on 2023-02-03
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 2.313 was 21 days before
  2. autodie - Replace functions with ones that succeed or die with lexical scope
    • Version: 2.36 on 2023-01-30
    • Votes: 58
    • Previous version: 2.35 was 3 days before
  3. DateTime::Format::Natural - Parse informal natural language date/time strings
    • Version: 1.16 on 2023-02-04
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 1.15 was 23 days before
  4. Devel::CheckOS - a script to package Devel::AssertOS modules with your code.
    • Version: 1.96 on 2023-02-04
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: 1.95 was 3 months, 6 days before
  5. experimental - Experimental features made easy
    • Version: 0.031 on 2023-01-31
    • Votes: 31
    • Previous version: 0.030 was 1 month, 21 days before
  6. HTML::Parser - HTML parser class
    • Version: 3.81 on 2023-01-31
    • Votes: 44
    • Previous version: 3.80 was 2 months, 30 days before
  7. Memoize - Make functions faster by trading space for time
    • Version: 1.16 on 2023-01-29
    • Votes: 25
    • Previous version: 1.03 was 10 years, 9 months, 7 days before
  8. Sereal - Fast, compact, powerful binary (de-)serialization
    • Version: 5.002 on 2023-02-01
    • Votes: 60
    • Previous version: 5.001 was 4 months, 28 days before
  9. Sereal::Decoder - Fast, compact, powerful binary deserialization
    • Version: 5.002 on 2023-02-01
    • Votes: 22
    • Previous version: 5.001 was 4 months, 28 days before
  10. Sereal::Encoder - Fast, compact, powerful binary serialization
    • Version: 5.002 on 2023-02-01
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 5.001 was 4 months, 28 days before
  11. SPVM - SPVM Language
    • Version: 0.9689 on 2023-02-01
    • Votes: 26
    • Previous version: 0.9686 was 5 days before
  12. String::Util - String processing utility functions
    • Version: 1.34 on 2023-02-01
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 1.32 was 1 year, 10 months, 6 days before
  13. System::Command - Object for running system commands
    • Version: 1.122 on 2023-02-04
    • Votes: 17
    • Previous version: 1.121 was 2 years, 8 months, 1 day before
  14. Test::Simple - Basic utilities for writing tests.
    • Version: 1.302192 on 2023-02-02
    • Votes: 180
    • Previous version: 1.302191 was 6 months, 24 days before

(dxliii) metacpan weekly report - Dist::Zilla::Plugin::GitHub

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 64

Week's winner: Dist::Zilla::Plugin::GitHub (+2)

Build date: 2023/02/04 22:41:43 GMT


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(dlxxi) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2023-02-04 22:39:41 GMT


  1. How to check if an array has an element that is not integer? - [3/3]
  2. Remove upfront zeros from floating point lower than 1 in Perl - [3/2]
  3. Perl: How to copy directory without any files? - [3/1]
  4. Perl 5.18 | Archive::ZIP 1.68 | Recursive files not included in ZIP - [3/0]
  5. Using gawk or sed to inplace change line after or before every other match - [2/5]

28 ene 2023

(cdxxix) 15 great CPAN modules released last week

Updates for great CPAN modules released last week. A module is considered great if its favorites count is greater or equal than 12.

  1. App::cpanminus::reporter - send cpanm output to CPAN Testers
    • Version: 0.18 on 2023-01-23
    • Votes: 36
    • Previous version: 0.17 was 6 years, 8 months, 29 days before
  2. autodie - Replace functions with ones that succeed or die with lexical scope
    • Version: 2.35 on 2023-01-27
    • Votes: 58
    • Previous version: 2.34 was 2 years, 5 days before
  3. Exporter - Implements default import method for modules
    • Version: 5.77 on 2023-01-23
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 5.74 was 3 years, 3 days before
  4. Firefox::Marionette - Automate the Firefox browser with the Marionette protocol
    • Version: 1.35 on 2023-01-22
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.77 was 3 years, 6 months, 15 days before
  5. Function::Parameters - define functions and methods with parameter lists ("subroutine signatures")
    • Version: 2.001005 on 2023-01-27
    • Votes: 56
    • Previous version: 2.001004 was 7 days before
  6. IO - Perl core IO modules
    • Version: 1.51 on 2023-01-23
    • Votes: 57
    • Previous version: 1.50 was 8 months, 20 days before
  7. IO::Socket::SSL - Nearly transparent SSL encapsulation for IO::Socket::INET.
    • Version: 2.081 on 2023-01-25
    • Votes: 46
    • Previous version: 2.080 was 7 days before
  8. Mojolicious::Plugin::AssetPack - Compress and convert CSS, Less, Sass, JavaScript and CoffeeScript files
    • Version: 2.14 on 2023-01-27
    • Votes: 49
    • Previous version: 2.13 was 1 year, 10 months, 14 days before
  9. Moose - A postmodern object system for Perl 5
    • Version: 2.2203 on 2023-01-22
    • Votes: 325
    • Previous version: 2.2202 was 8 days before
  10. Net::OpenSSH - Perl SSH client package implemented on top of OpenSSH
    • Version: 0.83 on 2023-01-22
    • Votes: 39
    • Previous version: 0.82 was 10 months, 17 days before
  11. PLS - Perl Language Server
    • Version: 0.905 on 2023-01-21
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 0.902 was 4 months, 22 days before
  12. SPVM - SPVM Language
    • Version: 0.9686 on 2023-01-27
    • Votes: 26
    • Previous version: 0.9683 was 7 days before
  13. Test2::Harness - A new and improved test harness with better Test2 integration.
    • Version: 1.000142 on 2023-01-25
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 1.000141 was 1 month, 10 days before
  14. Tie::File - Access the lines of a disk file via a Perl array
    • Version: 1.06 on 2023-01-23
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 1.05 was 2 years, 11 months, 27 days before
  15. YAML::LibYAML - Perl YAML Serialization using XS and libyaml
    • Version: 0.86 on 2023-01-26
    • Votes: 46
    • Previous version: 0.85 was 4 months, 14 days before

(dxlii) metacpan weekly report

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

This week there isn't any remarkable distribution

Build date: 2023/01/28 20:50:55 GMT


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(dlxx) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2023-01-28 20:49:22 GMT


  1. Open a scalar as a file in Perl - [4/1]
  2. Perl JSON arrays within a parent key - [3/2]
  3. Get the first item of the list returned by function - [2/3]
  4. How to use File-Rename aka Perl's rename in Windows? - [2/1]
  5. Cast array into list - [2/1]

21 ene 2023

(cdxxviii) 9 great CPAN modules released last week

Updates for 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: 2.77 on 2023-01-20
    • Votes: 22
    • Previous version: 2.76 was 22 days before
  2. Class::Method::Modifiers - Provides Moose-like method modifiers
    • Version: 2.14 on 2023-01-16
    • Votes: 29
    • Previous version: 2.13 was 3 years, 5 months, 6 days before
  3. Dist::Zilla - distribution builder; installer not included!
    • Version: 6.030 on 2023-01-19
    • Votes: 179
    • Previous version: 6.029 was 1 month, 24 days before
  4. Function::Parameters - define functions and methods with parameter lists ("subroutine signatures")
    • Version: 2.001004 on 2023-01-20
    • Votes: 56
    • Previous version: 2.001003 was 5 years, 2 months, 9 days before
  5. IO::Socket::SSL - Nearly transparent SSL encapsulation for IO::Socket::INET.
    • Version: 2.080 on 2023-01-18
    • Votes: 46
    • Previous version: 2.078 was 1 month, 7 days before
  6. Module::CoreList - what modules shipped with versions of perl
    • Version: 5.20230120 on 2023-01-20
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 5.20221220 was 1 month before
  7. SPVM - SPVM Language
    • Version: 0.9683 on 2023-01-20
    • Votes: 26
    • Previous version: 0.9681 was 7 days before
  8. Sys::Virt - libvirt Perl API
    • Version: v9.0.0 on 2023-01-16
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: v8.10.0 was 1 month, 8 days before
  9. Type::Tiny - tiny, yet Moo(se)-compatible type constraint
    • Version: 2.002001 on 2023-01-20
    • Votes: 133
    • Previous version: 2.002000 was 19 days before

(dxli) metacpan weekly report - IO::Socket::SSL

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 53

Week's winner: IO::Socket::SSL (+2)

Build date: 2023/01/21 20:28:45 GMT


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(dlxix) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2023-01-21 20:26:32 GMT


  1. Printing hash of array as values with Dumper leads to infinite recursion - [4/1]
  2. Importing subroutines from parent class - [3/2]
  3. Can you print the subroutine's argument name in Perl? - [2/2]
  4. Why doesn't Perl recognize the file name? - [2/1]
  5. Convert text to value hexadecimal - [2/1]

14 ene 2023

(cdxxvii) 16 great CPAN modules released last week

Updates for great CPAN modules released last week. A module is considered great if its favorites count is greater or equal than 12.

  1. App::DBBrowser - Browse SQLite/MySQL/PostgreSQL databases and their tables interactively.
    • Version: 2.313 on 2023-01-13
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 2.309 was 7 days before
  2. App::Netdisco - An open source web-based network management tool.
    • Version: 2.060004 on 2023-01-11
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 2.060003 was 28 days before
  3. Config::INI - simple .ini-file format
    • Version: 0.029 on 2023-01-14
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 0.028 was 13 days before
  4. CPAN::Uploader - upload things to the CPAN
    • Version: 0.103018 on 2023-01-14
    • Votes: 24
    • Previous version: 0.103017 was 13 days before
  5. DateTime::Format::Natural - Parse informal natural language date/time strings
    • Version: 1.15 on 2023-01-12
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 1.14 was 13 days before
  6. Dist::Zilla::Plugin::PodWeaver - weave your Pod together from configuration and Dist::Zilla
    • Version: 4.010 on 2023-01-12
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 4.009 was 1 year, 6 months, 23 days before
  7. Dist::Zilla::Plugin::Test::ReportPrereqs - Report on prerequisite versions during automated testing
    • Version: 0.029 on 2023-01-08
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 0.028 was 2 years, 4 months, 27 days before
  8. Email::Address - RFC 2822 Address Parsing and Creation
    • Version: 1.913 on 2023-01-10
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 1.912 was 4 years, 10 days before
  9. Email::MIME - easy MIME message handling
    • Version: 1.953 on 2023-01-09
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 1.952 was 1 year, 26 days before
  10. Email::Simple - simple parsing of RFC2822 message format and headers
    • Version: 2.218 on 2023-01-09
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 2.216 was 4 years, 7 months, 3 days before
  11. Email::Stuffer - A more casual approach to creating and sending Email:: emails
    • Version: 0.020 on 2023-01-11
    • Votes: 31
    • Previous version: 0.018 was 2 years, 6 months, 8 days before
  12. Moose - A postmodern object system for Perl 5
    • Version: 2.2202 on 2023-01-14
    • Votes: 325
    • Previous version: 2.2201 was 1 year, 2 months, 7 days before
  13. Object::Pad - a simple syntax for lexical field-based objects
    • Version: 0.78 on 2023-01-12
    • Votes: 34
    • Previous version: 0.77 was 24 days before
  14. Pod::Weaver - weave together a Pod document from an outline
    • Version: 4.019 on 2023-01-12
    • Votes: 33
    • Previous version: 4.018 was 1 year, 6 months, 23 days before
  15. Redis - Perl binding for Redis database
    • Version: 2.000 on 2023-01-13
    • Votes: 40
    • Previous version: 1.999 was 11 months, 30 days before
  16. SPVM - SPVM Language
    • Version: 0.9681 on 2023-01-13
    • Votes: 26
    • Previous version: 0.9680 was 7 days before