28 nov 2020

(cccxvii) 9 CPAN great 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::cpm - a fast CPAN module installer
    • Version: 0.995 on 2020-11-28
    • Votes: 49
    • Previous version: 0.994 was 21 days before
  2. App::TimeTracker - time tracking for impatient and lazy command line lovers
    • Version: 3.005 on 2020-11-22
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 3.004 was 3 months, 12 days before
  3. Convert::Binary::C - Binary Data Conversion using C Types
    • Version: 0.84 on 2020-11-23
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.83 was 4 days before
  4. Graph - graph data structures and algorithms
    • Version: 0.9711 on 2020-11-27
    • Votes: 20
    • Previous version: 0.9708 was 21 days before
  5. Mojo::JWT - JSON Web Token the Mojo way
    • Version: 0.09 on 2020-11-22
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.08 was 1 year, 11 months, 18 days before
  6. Moo - Minimalist Object Orientation (with Moose compatibility)
    • Version: 2.004004 on 2020-11-25
    • Votes: 277
    • Previous version: 2.004003 was 4 days before
  7. Package::Stash - Routines for manipulating stashes
    • Version: 0.39 on 2020-11-22
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 0.38 was 1 year, 10 months, 22 days before
  8. Syntax::Keyword::Try - a try/catch/finally syntax for perl
    • Version: 0.20 on 2020-11-24
    • Votes: 31
    • Previous version: 0.18 was 3 months, 23 days before
  9. WWW::Mechanize::Chrome - automate the Chrome browser
    • Version: 0.63 on 2020-11-28
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.61 was 25 days before

(cdxliv) metacpan weekly report - Plack

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

Week's winners (+3): Plack

Build date: 2020/11/28 15:51:00 GMT


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(cdlxix) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-11-28 15:35:26 GMT


  1. Perl: Best way to open a file exclusively? - [4/1]
  2. Store and read string with newline from Config::Simple config file - [3/2]
  3. (Windows 10) Trying to Install Perl Modules both PPM and CPAN fail? - [3/0]
  4. atom feed: script to combine multiple <author> items into one? - [2/2]
  5. Why does File::Slurp get UTF8 characters wrong when I use open ':std', ':encoding(UTF-8)';? - [2/2]
  6. create a hash of occurrences in an array with map - [2/2]
  7. What difference does curly brace make in accessing an object - [2/1]
  8. How do I change a Perl Readonly scalar in a module for a unit test? - [2/1]
  9. Perl load module BEGIN - [2/1]
  10. Monitoring stdout of a forked process in perl by character - [2/0]

21 nov 2020

(cccxvi) 11 CPAN great 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. Convert::Binary::C - Binary Data Conversion using C Types
    • Version: 0.83 on 2020-11-19
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.79 was 6 months before
  2. ExtUtils::MakeMaker - Create a module Makefile
    • Version: 7.56 on 2020-11-19
    • Votes: 47
    • Previous version: 7.54 was 7 days before
  3. GraphViz2 - A wrapper for AT&T's Graphviz
    • Version: 2.62 on 2020-11-16
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 2.61 was 8 days before
  4. Module::CoreList - what modules shipped with versions of perl
    • Version: 5.20201120 on 2020-11-20
    • Votes: 34
    • Previous version: 5.20201020 was 1 month before
  5. Moo - Minimalist Object Orientation (with Moose compatibility)
    • Version: 2.004003 on 2020-11-21
    • Votes: 277
    • Previous version: 2.004000 was 7 months, 12 days before
  6. Net::DNS - Perl Interface to the Domain Name System
    • Version: 1.29 on 2020-11-18
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.28 was 26 days before
  7. PDL - Perl Data Language
    • Version: 2.025 on 2020-11-19
    • Votes: 37
    • Previous version: 2.024 was 2 months, 2 days before
  8. Pod::Simple - framework for parsing Pod
    • Version: 3.42 on 2020-11-14
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 3.41 was 1 month, 2 days before
  9. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0927 on 2020-11-20
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0926 was 14 days before
  10. WWW::YouTube::Download - WWW::YouTube::Download - Very simple YouTube video download interface
    • Version: 0.65 on 2020-11-19
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 0.64 was 1 month, 29 days before
  11. Yancy - The Best Web Framework Deserves the Best CMS
    • Version: 1.067 on 2020-11-16
    • Votes: 36
    • Previous version: 1.066 was 3 months, 8 days before

(cdxliii) metacpan weekly report - Tickit::Widgets

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 60

Week's winner (+3): Tickit::Widgets

Build date: 2020/11/21 14:22:09 GMT


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(cdlxviii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-11-21 14:12:14 GMT


  1. How to avoid "deep recursion" error/warning in Type::Tiny::_build_coercion - [4/1]
  2. perl shebang: `Too late for "-Mstrict"` - [3/2]
  3. How can I operate on a list which is identified by a string? - [3/2]
  4. 500 Can't connect to url with lwp in perl - [3/1]
  5. Using FIND & EXEC to execute a filename-required Perl script over multiple files - [2/3]
  6. How can I get the directory two levels up in a path in Perl? - [2/2]
  7. Perl: parsing text output into array of hashes - [2/2]
  8. How can I assign STDOUT to a var and print to that while using 'use strict'? - [2/2]
  9. Is possible iteration over undefined dereferenced array a bug or a feature? - [2/2]
  10. How to catch ctrl+c and close file descriptor in Perl - [2/2]

14 nov 2020

(cccxv) 11 CPAN great 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. Amon2 - lightweight web application framework
    • Version: 6.15 on 2020-11-09
    • Votes: 26
    • Previous version: 6.14 was 6 months, 24 days before
  2. Cache::FastMmap - Uses an mmap'ed file to act as a shared memory interprocess cache
    • Version: 1.51 on 2020-11-11
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.50 was 5 days before
  3. DateTime - A date and time object for Perl
    • Version: 1.53 on 2020-11-09
    • Votes: 196
    • Previous version: 1.52 was 8 months, 9 days before
  4. Devel::Cover::Report::Coveralls - coveralls backend for Devel::Cover
    • Version: 0.20 on 2020-11-08
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 0.15 was 6 months, 5 days before
  5. ExtUtils::MakeMaker - Create a module Makefile
    • Version: 7.54 on 2020-11-12
    • Votes: 47
    • Previous version: 7.52 was 8 days before
  6. Future::AsyncAwait - deferred subroutine syntax for futures
    • Version: 0.46 on 2020-11-09
    • Votes: 32
    • Previous version: 0.45 was 18 days before
  7. GraphQL - Perl implementation of GraphQL
    • Version: 0.44 on 2020-11-09
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: 0.43 was 2 days before
  8. GraphViz2 - A wrapper for AT&T's Graphviz
    • Version: 2.61 on 2020-11-08
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 2.60 was 4 days before
  9. JSON::MaybeXS - Use Cpanel::JSON::XS with a fallback to JSON::XS and JSON::PP
    • Version: 1.004003 on 2020-11-13
    • Votes: 43
    • Previous version: 1.004002 was 5 months, 27 days before
  10. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 8.65 on 2020-11-11
    • Votes: 435
    • Previous version: 8.64 was 5 days before
  11. WWW::Mechanize - Handy web browsing in a Perl object
    • Version: 2.03 on 2020-11-10
    • Votes: 84
    • Previous version: 2.02 was 28 days before

7 nov 2020

(cccxiv) 20 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: 2.37 on 2020-11-02
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 2.33 was 1 month, 11 days before
  2. App::cpm - a fast CPAN module installer
    • Version: 0.994 on 2020-11-07
    • Votes: 49
    • Previous version: 0.993 was 5 months, 25 days before
  3. Cache::FastMmap - Uses an mmap'ed file to act as a shared memory interprocess cache
    • Version: 1.50 on 2020-11-06
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.49 was 7 months, 14 days before
  4. Chart::Plotly - Generate html/javascript charts from perl data using javascript library plotly.js
    • Version: 0.041 on 2020-11-01
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.040 was 14 days before
  5. DateTime::TimeZone - Time zone object base class and factory
    • Version: 2.44 on 2020-11-06
    • Votes: 17
    • Previous version: 2.43 was 16 days before
  6. Dist::Zilla - distribution builder; installer not included!
    • Version: 6.017 on 2020-11-03
    • Votes: 174
    • Previous version: 6.015 was 5 months, 5 days before
  7. ExtUtils::MakeMaker - Create a module Makefile
    • Version: 7.52 on 2020-11-04
    • Votes: 47
    • Previous version: 7.50 was 14 days before
  8. File::Path - Create or remove directory trees
    • Version: 2.18 on 2020-11-05
    • Votes: 40
    • Previous version: 2.17 was 3 months, 18 days before
  9. Graph - graph data structures and algorithms
    • Version: 0.9708 on 2020-11-06
    • Votes: 20
    • Previous version: 0.9707 was 6 days before
  10. GraphQL - Perl implementation of GraphQL
    • Version: 0.43 on 2020-11-07
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: 0.41 was 3 months, 2 days before
  11. GraphViz2 - A wrapper for AT&T's Graphviz
    • Version: 2.60 on 2020-11-04
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 2.59 was 4 days before
  12. Markdent - An event-based Markdown parser toolkit
    • Version: 0.38 on 2020-11-07
    • Votes: 20
    • Previous version: 0.37 was 4 months, 4 days before
  13. Mojo::Pg - Mojolicious ♥ PostgreSQL
    • Version: 4.22 on 2020-11-06
    • Votes: 66
    • Previous version: 4.21 was 12 days before
  14. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 8.64 on 2020-11-06
    • Votes: 435
    • Previous version: 8.63 was 24 days before
  15. Net::Curl - Perl interface for libcurl
    • Version: 0.47 on 2020-11-03
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: 0.46 was 21 days before
  16. Params::Util - Simple, compact and correct param-checking functions
    • Version: 1.102 on 2020-11-02
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 1.101 was 11 days before
  17. Pod::Markdown - Convert POD to Markdown
    • Version: 3.300 on 2020-10-31
    • Votes: 29
    • Previous version: 3.200 was 1 year, 22 days before
  18. Rex - the friendly automation framework
    • Version: 1.13.1 on 2020-11-05
    • Votes: 72
    • Previous version: 1.13.0 was 1 month before
  19. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0926 on 2020-11-06
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0924 was 22 days before
  20. WWW::Mechanize::Chrome - automate the Chrome browser
    • Version: 0.61 on 2020-11-03
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.60 was 2 months, 10 days before

(cdxlii) metacpan weekly report - IO::Pager

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

Week's winner: IO::Pager (+2)

Build date: 2020/11/07 18:59:27 GMT


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(cdlxvii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-11-07 18:21:26 GMT


  1. Is it possible to modify word character class or \b boundary to exclude underscore character? - [4/3]
  2. Passing large values to modules - [4/1]
  3. How to sort huge CSV file? - [3/2]
  4. How do I assign an element of @ARGV to a $variable, then print it? - [3/1]
  5. Perl Net::SFTP::Foreign disconnect not closing the connection - [3/1]
  6. Excel::Writer::XLSX adds an unexpected @ in formula - [3/1]
  7. IO::Socket::SSL seems to be ignoring SSL_VERIFY_NONE - [3/1]
  8. How can I lift an attribute constraint depending on another attribute from a trigger into a type refinement? - [3/1]
  9. Excel::Writer::XLSX adds an unexpected @ in formula (part 2) - [3/1]
  10. How to resolve this warning in Perl - [2/3]

31 oct 2020

(cccxiii) 9 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::GitGot - A tool to make it easier to manage multiple git repositories.
    • Version: 1.339 on 2020-10-30
    • Votes: 20
    • Previous version: 1.337 was 6 months, 5 days before
  2. App::Netdisco - An open source web-based network management tool.
    • Version: 2.046006 on 2020-10-31
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 2.046005 was 14 days before
  3. Cpanel::JSON::XS - cPanel fork of JSON::XS, fast and correct serializing
    • Version: 4.25 on 2020-10-28
    • Votes: 37
    • Previous version: 4.24 was 26 days before
  4. JSON::XS - JSON serialising/deserialising, done correctly and fast
    • Version: 4.03 on 2020-10-27
    • Votes: 108
    • Previous version: 4.02 was 1 year, 7 months, 21 days before
  5. Minion - Job queue
    • Version: 10.14 on 2020-10-25
    • Votes: 79
    • Previous version: 10.13 was 2 months, 25 days before
  6. Mojo::Pg - Mojolicious ♥ PostgreSQL
    • Version: 4.21 on 2020-10-25
    • Votes: 66
    • Previous version: 4.20 was 23 days before
  7. Prima - a perl graphic toolkit
    • Version: 1.60 on 2020-10-31
    • Votes: 31
    • Previous version: 1.59 was 5 months, 4 days before
  8. Type::Tiny - tiny, yet Moo(se)-compatible type constraint
    • Version: 1.012000 on 2020-10-28
    • Votes: 123
    • Previous version: 1.010006 was 1 month, 24 days before
  9. YAML::Syck - Fast, lightweight YAML loader and dumper
    • Version: 1.34 on 2020-10-26
    • Votes: 17
    • Previous version: 1.32 was 8 months, 30 days before

(cdxli) metacpan weekly report - Ask

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 35

Week's winner: Ask (+4)

Build date: 2020/10/31 15:39:59 GMT


Clicked for first time:

  • CAD::Mesh3D - Create and Manipulate 3D Vertexes and Meshes and output for 3D printing
  • Encode::Base58 - Base58 encodings (for Flickr short URI)
  • Gtk3::ImageView - Image viewer widget for Gtk3
  • JSON5 - The JSON5 implementation for Perl 5

Increasing its reputation:

(cdlxvi) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-10-31 15:19:25 GMT


  1. Why using utf8 patterns within perl substitute(s) and match(m) operators within one-liners does not work? - [4/1]
  2. Perl "do { ... } if ... " as expression - [2/4]
  3. How to access data in JSON by key - [2/2]
  4. How to capture regions flanking string region in Perl? - [2/2]
  5. Best way to go to any line number we want in Perl - [2/2]
  6. Is there a way to find out the name of the file stdout is redirected to in Perl? - [2/2]
  7. How to install Carton module into local project with perlbrew? - [2/1]
  8. Matching methods from LWP::UserAgent to Mojo::UserAgent - [2/1]
  9. How do I merge hashes from an array of hashes - [2/1]
  10. Regex works in terminal but not in Perl script - [1/3]

24 oct 2020

(cccxii) 21 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::perlbrew - Manage perl installations in your $HOME
    • Version: 0.89 on 2020-10-19
    • Votes: 165
    • Previous version: 0.88 was 8 months, 21 days before
  2. Chart::Plotly - Generate html/javascript charts from perl data using javascript library plotly.js
    • Version: 0.040 on 2020-10-18
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.039 was 8 months, 1 day before
  3. DateTime::TimeZone - Time zone object base class and factory
    • Version: 2.43 on 2020-10-21
    • Votes: 17
    • Previous version: 2.42 was 5 days before
  4. ExtUtils::MakeMaker - Create a module Makefile
    • Version: 7.50 on 2020-10-21
    • Votes: 47
    • Previous version: 7.48 was 17 days before
  5. FFI::Platypus - Write Perl bindings to non-Perl libraries with FFI. No XS required.
    • Version: 1.34 on 2020-10-23
    • Votes: 53
    • Previous version: 1.33 was 25 days before
  6. File::ShareDir - Locate per-dist and per-module shared files
    • Version: 1.118 on 2020-10-21
    • Votes: 35
    • Previous version: 1.116 was 2 years, 3 months, 27 days before
  7. Future - represent an operation awaiting completion
    • Version: 0.46 on 2020-10-19
    • Votes: 52
    • Previous version: 0.45 was 5 months, 27 days before
  8. Future::AsyncAwait - deferred subroutine syntax for futures
    • Version: 0.45 on 2020-10-22
    • Votes: 32
    • Previous version: 0.44 was 13 days before
  9. Glib::Object::Introspection - Dynamically create Perl language bindings
    • Version: 0.049 on 2020-10-21
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.048 was 10 months, 11 days before
  10. Graph - graph data structures and algorithms
    • Version: 0.9706 on 2020-10-20
    • Votes: 20
    • Previous version: 0.9704 was 5 years, 13 days before
  11. GraphViz2 - A wrapper for AT&T's Graphviz
    • Version: 2.58 on 2020-10-19
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 2.57 was 4 days before
  12. List::MoreUtils - Provide the stuff missing in List::Util
    • Version: 0.430 on 2020-10-21
    • Votes: 108
    • Previous version: 0.428 was 2 years, 10 months, 10 days before
  13. Module::CoreList - what modules shipped with versions of perl
    • Version: 5.20201020 on 2020-10-20
    • Votes: 34
    • Previous version: 5.20200920 was 1 month before
  14. Net::DNS - Perl Interface to the Domain Name System
    • Version: 1.28 on 2020-10-23
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.27 was 1 month, 12 days before
  15. Params::Util - Simple, compact and correct param-checking functions
    • Version: 1.101 on 2020-10-22
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 1.07 was 8 years, 7 months, 11 days before
  16. Params::Validate - Validate method/function parameters
    • Version: 1.30 on 2020-10-18
    • Votes: 31
    • Previous version: 1.29 was 3 years, 4 months, 7 days before
  17. RapidApp - Turnkey ajaxy webapps
    • Version: 1.3302 on 2020-10-21
    • Votes: 26
    • Previous version: 1.3301 was 15 days before
  18. Selenium::Remote::Driver - Perl Client for Selenium Remote Driver
    • Version: 1.38 on 2020-10-19
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 1.37 was 8 months, 1 day before
  19. Test::Simple - Basic utilities for writing tests.
    • Version: 1.302183 on 2020-10-22
    • Votes: 170
    • Previous version: 1.302182 was 16 days before
  20. Test2::Suite - Distribution with a rich set of tools built upon the Test2 framework.
    • Version: 0.000138 on 2020-10-22
    • Votes: 29
    • Previous version: 0.000136 was 16 days before
  21. URI - Uniform Resource Identifiers (absolute and relative)
    • Version: 5.05 on 2020-10-21
    • Votes: 102
    • Previous version: 1.76 was 1 year, 9 months, 12 days before

(cdxl) metacpan weekly report - Getopt::Kingpin

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 27

Week's winner: Getopt::Kingpin (+2)

Build date: 2020/10/24 13:47:25 GMT


Clicked for first time:


Increasing its reputation:

(cdlxv) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-10-24 13:38:55 GMT


  1. How to remove and ID from a string - [3/4]
  2. reset state variables on next file in `perl -n` one-liner - [3/1]
  3. How to cut the second column of a string in an array using Perl - [2/5]
  4. Read the file check the sequence - [2/3]
  5. How to create a numeric ruler and evenly spaced numeric width markers - [2/2]
  6. Perl Win32::API - dependent DLL not detected - [2/1]
  7. Is there a way to do matching pattern using array in perl? - [2/1]
  8. How can I wait for an animation to be finished without using a sleep in selenium using perl? - [2/0]
  9. Reading a line from a file using perl - [1/3]
  10. Perl - Extract string from text block - [1/3]

17 oct 2020

(cccxi) 15 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: 2.046005 on 2020-10-17
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 2.046002 was 2 months, 10 days before
  2. Applify - Write object oriented scripts with ease
    • Version: 0.22 on 2020-10-13
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 0.21 was 10 months, 1 day before
  3. DateTime::TimeZone - Time zone object base class and factory
    • Version: 2.42 on 2020-10-16
    • Votes: 17
    • Previous version: 2.41 was 9 days before
  4. Devel::CheckOS - require that we are running on a particular OS
    • Version: 1.85 on 2020-10-15
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 1.84 was 10 days before
  5. GraphViz2 - A wrapper for AT&T's Graphviz
    • Version: 2.57 on 2020-10-15
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 2.54 was 6 days before
  6. JSON::Validator - Validate data against a JSON schema
    • Version: 4.10 on 2020-10-13
    • Votes: 28
    • Previous version: 4.06 was 3 days before
  7. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 8.63 on 2020-10-13
    • Votes: 434
    • Previous version: 8.61 was 11 days before
  8. Net::Curl - Perl interface for libcurl
    • Version: 0.46 on 2020-10-13
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: 0.45 was 4 months, 12 days before
  9. Pod::Simple - framework for parsing Pod
    • Version: 3.41 on 2020-10-12
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 3.40 was 11 months, 17 days before
  10. Pod::Usage - extracts POD documentation and shows usage information
    • Version: 2.01 on 2020-10-13
    • Votes: 35
    • Previous version: 1.70 was 6 months, 29 days before
  11. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0924 on 2020-10-15
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0918 was 8 days before
  12. Statistics::Descriptive - Module of basic descriptive statistical functions.
    • Version: 3.0800 on 2020-10-17
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: 3.0702 was 1 year, 11 months, 23 days before
  13. String::Random - Perl module to generate random strings based on a pattern
    • Version: 0.31 on 2020-10-17
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 0.30 was 2 years, 4 months, 26 days before
  14. WWW::Mechanize - Handy web browsing in a Perl object
    • Version: 2.02 on 2020-10-13
    • Votes: 83
    • Previous version: 2.01 was 25 days before
  15. Zydeco - Jazz up your Perl
    • Version: 0.612 on 2020-10-10
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 0.611 was 17 days before

(cdxxxix) metacpan weekly report - Net::Curl

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 31

Week's winner: Net::Curl (+2)

Build date: 2020/10/17 21:55:39 GMT


Clicked for first time:


Increasing its reputation:

(cdlxiv) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-10-17 21:48:16 GMT


  1. How to request permission access from user without asking the user to insert information Google Sign-Up - [7/0]
  2. Repeated regex replacements with overlapping lookbehinds - [3/2]
  3. Iterate through a file multiple times, each time finding a regex and returning one line (perl) - [2/2]
  4. Printing the result of the script(running in background) on the terminal - [1/3]
  5. How to add substring to some (not all) fasta headers - [1/3]
  6. Replacing a hash with a variable when calling a function - [1/3]
  7. PERL : I take mday value from locatime as below , . How can I subtract 1 from mday which I take from localtime - [1/2]
  8. In Perl, why is the $[ variable in Perl v5.16.0 a problem? - [1/2]
  9. How to go one up folder level using perl? - [1/2]
  10. Get Customer Review with Net::Amazon::Attribute::Review - [1/1]

10 oct 2020

(cccx) 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. CGI - Handle Common Gateway Interface requests and responses
    • Version: 4.51 on 2020-10-05
    • Votes: 38
    • Previous version: 4.50 was 3 months, 13 days before
  2. DateTime::TimeZone - Time zone object base class and factory
    • Version: 2.41 on 2020-10-07
    • Votes: 17
    • Previous version: 2.39 was 5 months, 13 days before
  3. Devel::CheckOS - a script to package Devel::AssertOS modules with your code.
    • Version: 1.84 on 2020-10-05
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 1.83 was 7 months, 19 days before
  4. Digest::MD5 - Perl interface to the MD-5 algorithm
    • Version: 2.58 on 2020-10-05
    • Votes: 29
    • Previous version: 2.55 was 4 years, 6 months, 27 days before
  5. Email::Sender - a library for sending email
    • Version: 1.300035 on 2020-10-10
    • Votes: 45
    • Previous version: 1.300034 was 10 months, 7 days before
  6. ExtUtils::MakeMaker - Create a module Makefile
    • Version: 7.48 on 2020-10-04
    • Votes: 46
    • Previous version: 7.46 was 3 months, 16 days before
  7. Future::AsyncAwait - deferred subroutine syntax for futures
    • Version: 0.44 on 2020-10-09
    • Votes: 32
    • Previous version: 0.43 was 3 months, 3 days before
  8. GraphViz2 - A wrapper for AT&T's Graphviz
    • Version: 2.54 on 2020-10-09
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 2.50 was 7 days before
  9. JSON::Validator - Validate data against a JSON schema
    • Version: 4.06 on 2020-10-10
    • Votes: 28
    • Previous version: 4.04 was 12 days before
  10. Mojolicious::Plugin::OpenAPI - OpenAPI / Swagger plugin for Mojolicious
    • Version: 3.40 on 2020-10-10
    • Votes: 37
    • Previous version: 3.36 was 18 days before
  11. RapidApp - Turnkey ajaxy webapps
    • Version: 1.3301 on 2020-10-06
    • Votes: 26
    • Previous version: 1.3300 was 2 months before
  12. Rex - the friendly automation framework
    • Version: 1.13.0 on 2020-10-05
    • Votes: 71
    • Previous version: 1.12.2 was 1 month before
  13. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0918 on 2020-10-07
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0914 was 11 days before
  14. Sys::Virt - libvirt Perl API
    • Version: v6.8.0 on 2020-10-05
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: v6.3.0 was 5 months before
  15. Test::Simple - Basic utilities for writing tests.
    • Version: 1.302182 on 2020-10-06
    • Votes: 170
    • Previous version: 1.302181 was 22 days before
  16. Test2::Suite - Distribution with a rich set of tools built upon the Test2 framework.
    • Version: 0.000136 on 2020-10-06
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 0.000135 was 1 month, 20 days before
  17. Text::ANSITable - Create nice formatted tables using extended ASCII and ANSI colors
    • Version: 0.601 on 2020-10-05
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.600 was 22 days before

(cdxxxviii) metacpan weekly report - Mojo::PDF

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 74

Week's winner (+3): Mojo::PDF

Build date: 2020/10/10 19:50:28 GMT


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(cdlxiii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-10-10 19:40:21 GMT


  1. Mojolicious one liner to service status files with listing directory - [5/1]
  2. How do I use the "three line version of the RSA algorithm" written in Perl? - [5/0]
  3. regex only match content outside all kinds of brackets - [3/3]
  4. Get a record based on Updated time and Severity - [3/2]
  5. Pattern matching in PERL ending with period "." - [3/2]
  6. Using map and grep to find file names with underscores - [3/1]
  7. Perl subtract values from two 2D arrays - [2/2]
  8. Unable to Write into file within WHILE Loop in Perl - [2/2]
  9. perl conditional substitution according to nearest certain html tag content - [2/2]
  10. How can updating hash attribute, updates other hash attributes in Perl Moose - [2/2]

3 oct 2020

(cccix) 15 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. Algorithm::Diff - Compute `intelligent' differences between two files / lists but use the old (<=0.59) interface.
    • Version: 1.200 on 2020-09-27
    • Votes: 20
    • Previous version: 1.1903 was 2 years, 7 months, 2 days before
  2. Cpanel::JSON::XS - cPanel fork of JSON::XS, fast and correct serializing
    • Version: 4.24 on 2020-10-02
    • Votes: 37
    • Previous version: 4.23 was 27 days before
  3. FFI::Platypus - Write Perl bindings to non-Perl libraries with FFI. No XS required.
    • Version: 1.33 on 2020-09-28
    • Votes: 53
    • Previous version: 1.32 was 7 days before
  4. File::HomeDir - Find your home and other directories on any platform
    • Version: 1.006 on 2020-09-28
    • Votes: 30
    • Previous version: 1.004 was 2 years, 4 months, 26 days before
  5. File::Temp - return name and handle of a temporary file safely
    • Version: 0.2311 on 2020-10-03
    • Votes: 56
    • Previous version: 0.2310 was 7 days before
  6. JSON::Validator - Validate data against a JSON schema
    • Version: 4.04 on 2020-09-28
    • Votes: 28
    • Previous version: 4.03 was 14 days before
  7. MIME::Base64 - Encoding and decoding of base64 strings
    • Version: 3.16 on 2020-09-27
    • Votes: 22
    • Previous version: 3.15 was 5 years, 8 months, 15 days before
  8. Module::Load - Load modules in a DWIM style
    • Version: 0.36 on 2020-09-29
    • Votes: 26
    • Previous version: 0.34 was 1 year, 7 months, 19 days before
  9. Mojo::Pg - Mojolicious ♥ PostgreSQL
    • Version: 4.20 on 2020-10-02
    • Votes: 66
    • Previous version: 4.19 was 4 months, 2 days before
  10. Mojo::Redis - Redis driver based on Mojo::IOLoop
    • Version: 3.25 on 2020-10-02
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: 3.24 was 1 year, 4 months, 26 days before
  11. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 8.61 on 2020-10-02
    • Votes: 434
    • Previous version: 8.59 was 19 days before
  12. Net::AMQP::RabbitMQ - interact with RabbitMQ over AMQP using librabbitmq
    • Version: 2.40008 on 2020-10-01
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 2.40007 was 5 months, 1 day before
  13. Net::OpenSSH - Perl SSH client package implemented on top of OpenSSH
    • Version: 0.80 on 2020-09-28
    • Votes: 36
    • Previous version: 0.79 was 4 months, 29 days before
  14. PadWalker - play with other peoples' lexical variables
    • Version: 2.5 on 2020-09-27
    • Votes: 23
    • Previous version: 2.4 was 1 day before
  15. Perl::Tidy - indent and reformat perl scripts
    • Version: 20201001 on 2020-09-28
    • Votes: 119
    • Previous version: 20200907 was 22 days before

(cdlxii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2020-10-03 15:34:47 GMT


  1. Can anyone explain how to print all keys if two keys are same but with different values? - [5/4]
  2. Perl: How to check the max width of word present in columns of array after reading from file? - [4/3]
  3. Perl: is there a way to programmaticly set file test operators? (i.e. -X) - [3/3]
  4. After scoped `no autodie` the program fails at `*STDOUT` - [3/1]
  5. in perl, why does push cause a regex created by qr to be changed when not put into double quotes? - [2/3]
  6. Perl How to use DBIx::Class to return data beautifully - [2/3]
  7. How can I validate that a website sends a 2XX response using selenium in perl? - [2/2]
  8. Where is the memory leak in my Perl XS code? - [2/1]
  9. pp (perl compiler) issue - still has a dependency - [2/1]
  10. How to replace Log::Dispatch::File with ::FileRotate? - [2/1]

26 sept 2020

(cccviii) 15 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: 2.33 on 2020-09-21
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 2.32 was 10 days before
  2. DateTime::Format::Natural - Parse informal natural language date/time strings
    • Version: 1.11 on 2020-09-23
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 1.10 was 2 months, 27 days before
  3. FFI::Platypus - Write Perl bindings to non-Perl libraries with FFI. No XS required.
    • Version: 1.32 on 2020-09-21
    • Votes: 53
    • Previous version: 1.31 was 2 months, 20 days before
  4. File::Temp - return name and handle of a temporary file safely
    • Version: 0.2310 on 2020-09-26
    • Votes: 56
    • Previous version: 0.2309 was 1 year, 8 months, 20 days before
  5. GD - Perl interface to the gd2 graphics library
    • Version: 2.73 on 2020-09-24
    • Votes: 23
    • Previous version: 2.72 was 2 months, 6 days before
  6. LWP - The World-Wide Web library for Perl
    • Version: 6.49 on 2020-09-24
    • Votes: 148
    • Previous version: 6.47 was 1 month, 6 days before
  7. Module::CoreList - what modules shipped with versions of perl
    • Version: 5.20200920 on 2020-09-20
    • Votes: 34
    • Previous version: 5.20200820 was 1 month before
  8. Mojolicious::Plugin::OpenAPI - OpenAPI / Swagger plugin for Mojolicious
    • Version: 3.36 on 2020-09-22
    • Votes: 37
    • Previous version: 3.35 was 1 month, 11 days before
  9. PadWalker - play with other peoples' lexical variables
    • Version: 2.4 on 2020-09-26
    • Votes: 23
    • Previous version: 2.3 was 2 years, 10 months, 16 days before
  10. Spreadsheet::Read - Meta-Wrapper for reading spreadsheet data
    • Version: 0.82 on 2020-09-26
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 0.81 was 1 year, 1 month, 1 day before
  11. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0914 on 2020-09-26
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0912 was 12 days before
  12. Type::Tiny::XS - provides an XS boost for some of Type::Tiny's built-in type constraints
    • Version: 0.022 on 2020-09-25
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.021 was 1 month, 7 days before
  13. version - Structured version objects
    • Version: 0.9928 on 2020-09-22
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 0.9927 was 1 month, 2 days before
  14. WWW::YouTube::Download - WWW::YouTube::Download - Very simple YouTube video download interface
    • Version: 0.64 on 2020-09-20
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 0.63 was 2 months, 27 days before
  15. Zydeco - Jazz up your Perl
    • Version: 0.611 on 2020-09-23
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 0.608 was 6 days before