24 sept 2022

(cdxi) 12 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: 2.70 on 2022-09-23
    • Votes: 22
    • Previous version: 2.68 was 18 days before
  2. App::lcpan - Manage your local CPAN mirror
    • Version: 1.071 on 2022-09-19
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 1.070 was 4 months, 10 days before
  3. App::Netdisco - An open source web-based network management tool.
    • Version: 2.057001 on 2022-09-24
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 2.055001 was 22 days before
  4. DateTime::TimeZone - Time zone object base class and factory
    • Version: 2.54 on 2022-09-24
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 2.53 was 1 month, 10 days before
  5. FFI::CheckLib - Check that a library is available for FFI
    • Version: 0.30 on 2022-09-22
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.29 was 12 days before
  6. Future::AsyncAwait - deferred subroutine syntax for futures
    • Version: 0.59 on 2022-09-23
    • Votes: 43
    • Previous version: 0.58 was 4 months, 24 days before
  7. Inline::Python - Write Perl subs and classes in Python.
    • Version: 0.57 on 2022-09-18
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 0.56 was 5 years, 1 month, 14 days before
  8. Module::CoreList - what modules shipped with versions of perl
    • Version: 5.20220920 on 2022-09-21
    • Votes: 38
    • Previous version: 5.20220820 was 1 month, 1 day before
  9. Pithub - Github v3 API
    • Version: 0.01040 on 2022-09-23
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 0.01039 was 1 month, 15 days before
  10. Test::Most - Most commonly needed test functions and features.
    • Version: 0.38 on 2022-09-24
    • Votes: 38
    • Previous version: 0.37 was 2 years, 5 months, 20 days before
  11. Type::Tiny - tiny, yet Moo(se)-compatible type constraint
    • Version: 2.000000 on 2022-09-23
    • Votes: 132
    • Previous version: 1.016010 was 23 days before
  12. Variable::Magic - Associate user-defined magic to variables from Perl.
    • Version: 0.63 on 2022-09-20
    • Votes: 24
    • Previous version: 0.62 was 4 years, 10 months, 16 days before

(dxxiv) metacpan weekly report

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 34

This week there isn't any remarkable distribution

Build date: 2022/09/24 21:01:22 GMT


Clicked for first time:


Increasing its reputation:

(dlii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2022-09-24 20:59:55 GMT


  1. cross-platform techniques to determine screen dimensions - [3/2]
  2. How to detect XSS Reflect with Perl - [3/1]
  3. Perl regex capture each character as one group - [2/3]
  4. Perl :: Translate String "yyyy.mm.dd.hh.mm.ss" into DateTime object? - [2/2]
  5. How can I regexp capture the string between 2 specific sets of double underscores? - [2/2]

17 sept 2022

(cdx) 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. Devel::IPerl - Perl language kernel for Jupyter
    • Version: 0.012 on 2022-09-14
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.011 was 8 months, 21 days before
  2. Exporter::Tiny - an exporter with the features of Sub::Exporter but only core dependencies
    • Version: 1.004002 on 2022-09-16
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.004001 was 7 days before
  3. HTTP::BrowserDetect - Determine Web browser, version, and platform from an HTTP user agent string
    • Version: 3.37 on 2022-09-15
    • Votes: 22
    • Previous version: 3.36 was 15 days before
  4. JSON::MaybeXS - Use Cpanel::JSON::XS with a fallback to JSON::XS and JSON::PP
    • Version: 1.004004 on 2022-09-17
    • Votes: 46
    • Previous version: 1.004003 was 1 year, 10 months, 4 days before
  5. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 9.27 on 2022-09-12
    • Votes: 475
    • Previous version: 9.26 was 3 months, 20 days before
  6. OpenAPI::Client - A client for talking to an Open API powered server
    • Version: 1.06 on 2022-09-11
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 1.05 was 25 days before
  7. Regexp::Grammars - Add grammatical parsing features to Perl 5.10 regexes
    • Version: 1.058 on 2022-09-15
    • Votes: 36
    • Previous version: 1.057 was 2 years, 3 months, 24 days before
  8. Starman - High-performance preforking PSGI/Plack web server
    • Version: 0.4016 on 2022-09-13
    • Votes: 111
    • Previous version: 0.4015 was 3 years, 3 months, 23 days before
  9. YAML::LibYAML - Perl YAML Serialization using XS and libyaml
    • Version: 0.85 on 2022-09-12
    • Votes: 46
    • Previous version: 0.84 was 9 days before

(dxxiii) metacpan weekly report - app::paperback

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 33

Week's winner: app::paperback (+2)

Build date: 2022/09/17 20:19:14 GMT


Clicked for first time:


Increasing its reputation:

(dli) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2022-09-17 20:17:22 GMT


  1. Is anything inside the string changed after binding operations? - [4/1]
  2. Parsing time stamps and calculating difference - [3/2]
  3. How do I call a named parameter Python function from Perl? - [2/3]
  4. Perl :: Accessing Members of an Object with `use strict` Set? - [2/2]
  5. Read from process before write with open3 in perl - [2/1]

10 sept 2022

(cdix) 11 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: 2.68 on 2022-09-05
    • Votes: 22
    • Previous version: 2.67 was 2 days before
  2. Exporter::Tiny - an exporter with the features of Sub::Exporter but only core dependencies
    • Version: 1.004001 on 2022-09-09
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.004000 was 14 days before
  3. FFI::CheckLib - Check that a library is available for FFI
    • Version: 0.29 on 2022-09-10
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.28 was 1 year, 3 months, 25 days before
  4. IO::AIO - Asynchronous/Advanced Input/Output
    • Version: 4.78 on 2022-09-06
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 4.76 was 1 year, 1 month, 10 days before
  5. Net::Ping - check a remote host for reachability
    • Version: 2.75 on 2022-09-05
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 2.74 was 1 year, 11 months, 26 days before
  6. OrePAN2 - Yet another DarkPAN manager.
    • Version: 0.49 on 2022-09-06
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 0.48 was 1 year, 6 months, 9 days before
  7. PAR::Packer - PAR Packager
    • Version: 1.056 on 2022-09-05
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 1.055 was 2 months, 2 days before
  8. Plack - Perl Superglue for Web frameworks and Web Servers (PSGI toolkit)
    • Version: 1.0050 on 2022-09-05
    • Votes: 227
    • Previous version: 1.0049 was 4 days before
  9. PPR - Pattern-based Perl Recognizer
    • Version: 0.001006 on 2022-09-08
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 0.001004 was 1 month before
  10. SPVM - SPVM Language
    • Version: 0.9652 on 2022-09-09
    • Votes: 26
    • Previous version: 0.9650 was 7 days before
  11. Test2::Harness - A new and improved test harness with better Test2 integration.
    • Version: 1.000133 on 2022-09-07
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 1.000128 was 5 days before

(dxxii) metacpan weekly report

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 22

This week there isn't any remarkable distribution

Build date: 2022/09/10 20:57:55 GMT


Clicked for first time:

  • Attribute::Lexical - sane scoping of function/variable attributes
  • Test2::Tools::DOM - Tools to test HTML/XML-based DOM representations
  • Text::Pipe - Common text filter API
  • USCIS::Case - Perl extensions to check USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) case status. More features would be added in the future.

Increasing its reputation:

(dl) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2022-09-10 20:56:26 GMT


  1. Using Dist::Zilla dist.ini how can I have files that I only use for testing? - [2/2]
  2. How to split an array of bytes avoiding to truncate in the middle of an unicode extended grapheme cluster - [2/1]
  3. Using Dist::Zilla dist.ini how can I set alternate dependencies? - [2/1]
  4. Default Perl accessor for objects - [2/1]
  5. Plot Graph in Console by printing special character say * and spaces using matrix structure in Perl - [2/1]

3 sept 2022

(cdviii) 23 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: 2.66 on 2022-09-01
    • Votes: 22
    • Previous version: 2.65 was 2 days before
  2. App::Netdisco - An open source web-based network management tool.
    • Version: 2.055001 on 2022-09-02
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 2.055000 was 16 days before
  3. Date::Manip - Date manipulation routines
    • Version: 6.89 on 2022-09-01
    • Votes: 17
    • Previous version: 6.88 was 2 months, 29 days before
  4. DBIx::Connector - Fast, safe DBI connection and transaction management
    • Version: 0.58 on 2022-08-29
    • Votes: 43
    • Previous version: 0.56 was 6 years, 5 months, 13 days before
  5. Devel::MAT - Perl Memory Analysis Tool
    • Version: 0.48 on 2022-08-30
    • Votes: 28
    • Previous version: 0.47 was 4 months, 28 days before
  6. FFI::Platypus - Write Perl bindings to non-Perl libraries with FFI. No XS required.
    • Version: 2.01 on 2022-08-30
    • Votes: 57
    • Previous version: 2.01 was before
  7. HTTP::BrowserDetect - Determine Web browser, version, and platform from an HTTP user agent string
    • Version: 3.36 on 2022-08-31
    • Votes: 22
    • Previous version: 3.35 was 10 months, 12 days before
  8. IO::Socket::SSL - Nearly transparent SSL encapsulation for IO::Socket::INET.
    • Version: 2.075 on 2022-09-02
    • Votes: 44
    • Previous version: 2.074 was 7 months, 26 days before
  9. JSON::Validator - Validate data against a JSON schema
    • Version: 5.11 on 2022-08-30
    • Votes: 30
    • Previous version: 5.10 was 13 days before
  10. Log::Log4perl - Log4j implementation for Perl
    • Version: 1.56 on 2022-09-02
    • Votes: 95
    • Previous version: 1.55 was 3 months, 1 day before
  11. Memoize - Make functions faster by trading space for time
    • Version: 1.13 on 2022-08-30
    • Votes: 25
    • Previous version: 1.03 was 10 years, 4 months, 8 days before
  12. Number::Phone - base class for Number::Phone::* modules
    • Version: 3.8006 on 2022-09-03
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 3.8005 was 3 months, 2 days before
  13. Path::Tiny - File path utility
    • Version: 0.124 on 2022-09-02
    • Votes: 172
    • Previous version: 0.122 was 7 months, 17 days before
  14. Plack - Perl Superglue for Web frameworks and Web Servers (PSGI toolkit)
    • Version: 1.0049 on 2022-09-01
    • Votes: 227
    • Previous version: 1.0048 was 1 year, 9 months, 1 day before
  15. PLS - Perl Language Server
    • Version: 0.902 on 2022-08-30
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 0.899 was 5 months, 28 days before
  16. Proc::Fork - simple, intuitive interface to the fork() system call
    • Version: 0.808 on 2022-09-03
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.807 was 24 days before
  17. Sereal - Fast, compact, powerful binary (de-)serialization
    • Version: 5.001 on 2022-09-03
    • Votes: 60
    • Previous version: 4.025 was 1 month, 6 days before
  18. Sereal::Decoder - Fast, compact, powerful binary deserialization
    • Version: 5.001 on 2022-09-03
    • Votes: 22
    • Previous version: 4.025 was 1 month, 6 days before
  19. Sereal::Encoder - Fast, compact, powerful binary serialization
    • Version: 5.001 on 2022-09-03
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 4.025 was 1 month, 6 days before
  20. SPVM - SPVM Language
    • Version: 0.9650 on 2022-09-02
    • Votes: 26
    • Previous version: 0.9645 was 8 days before
  21. Test2::Harness - A new and improved test harness with better Test2 integration.
    • Version: 1.000128 on 2022-09-02
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 1.000125 was 1 month, 24 days before
  22. Type::Tiny - tiny, yet Moo(se)-compatible type constraint
    • Version: 1.016010 on 2022-08-31
    • Votes: 131
    • Previous version: 1.016009 was 4 days before
  23. YAML::LibYAML - Perl YAML Serialization using XS and libyaml
    • Version: 0.84 on 2022-09-03
    • Votes: 45
    • Previous version: 0.83 was 1 year, 3 months, 26 days before