8 may 2021

(cccxl) 17 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. CGI - Handle Common Gateway Interface requests and responses
    • Version: 4.52 on 2021-05-04
    • Votes: 40
    • Previous version: 4.51 was 6 months, 30 days before
  2. Crypt::JWT - JSON Web Token
    • Version: 0.033 on 2021-05-01
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 0.032 was 1 month, 14 days before
  3. Data::Alias - Comprehensive set of aliasing operations
    • Version: 1.24 on 2021-05-05
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 1.23 was 7 days before
  4. DateTime::Format::Strptime - Parse and format strp and strf time patterns
    • Version: 1.79 on 2021-05-02
    • Votes: 22
    • Previous version: 1.78 was 4 months, 18 days before
  5. Devel::NYTProf - Powerful fast feature-rich Perl source code profiler
    • Version: 6.09 on 2021-05-02
    • Votes: 168
    • Previous version: 6.08 was 8 days before
  6. Exception::Class - A module that allows you to declare real exception classes in Perl
    • Version: 1.45 on 2021-05-02
    • Votes: 23
    • Previous version: 1.44 was 3 years, 4 months, 23 days before
  7. experimental - Experimental features made easy
    • Version: 0.024 on 2021-05-01
    • Votes: 29
    • Previous version: 0.023 was 1 day before
  8. File::Which - Perl implementation of the which utility as an API
    • Version: 1.27 on 2021-05-07
    • Votes: 24
    • Previous version: 1.24 was 1 month, 19 days before
  9. LWP - The World-Wide Web library for Perl
    • Version: 6.54 on 2021-05-06
    • Votes: 153
    • Previous version: 6.53 was 1 month, 30 days before
  10. Net::DNS - Perl Interface to the Domain Name System
    • Version: 1.31 on 2021-05-02
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.30 was 1 month, 3 days before
  11. Paws::SDK::Config - A Perl SDK for AWS (Amazon Web Services) APIs
    • Version: 0.43 on 2021-05-06
    • Votes: 48
    • Previous version: 0.42 was 1 year, 2 months, 4 days before
  12. PDL - Perl Data Language
    • Version: 2.046 on 2021-05-04
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 2.044 was 3 days before
  13. Raisin - A REST API microframework for Perl.
    • Version: 0.93 on 2021-05-05
    • Votes: 40
    • Previous version: 0.91 was 7 days before
  14. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0951 on 2021-05-07
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0949 was 7 days before
  15. Sys::Virt - libvirt Perl API
    • Version: v7.3.0 on 2021-05-04
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: v7.2.0 was 1 month, 3 days before
  16. Term::ReadLine::Gnu - Perl extension for the GNU Readline/History Library
    • Version: 1.42 on 2021-05-07
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.41 was 6 days before
  17. Type::Tiny - tiny, yet Moo(se)-compatible type constraint
    • Version: 1.012002 on 2021-05-02
    • Votes: 126
    • Previous version: 1.012001 was 3 months, 23 days before

(cdlxvi) metacpan weekly report - Faster::Maths

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 47

Week's winner: Faster::Maths (+4)

Build date: 2021/05/08 17:39:31 GMT


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(cdlxxxix) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2021-05-08 17:31:46 GMT


  1. Iterating over an array of directories and performing mkdir on each one in a special way - [3/1]
  2. Lemmatize multiple MB of raw text with Spacy and Inline::Python in Perl. Why is this slow? - [3/1]
  3. How to check if one path exists under another path in the file system in Perl? - [2/1]
  4. perl pdf::api2 checking if a pdf file is encrypted - [2/1]
  5. Compiling/transpiling perl5 to readable (not executable) javascript (or perl5 to raku/perl6 to javascript) - [2/0]
  6. How to shift block (key and value) from hash in Perl? - [1/4]
  7. Why isn't this regex executing? - [1/3]
  8. Regex in Perl not matching a Unicode String - [1/2]
  9. Expand multiple for loop embedded inside Perl code - [1/1]
  10. SFTP from web service through Cygwin fails - [1/1]

1 may 2021

(cccxxxix) 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. Beam::Wire - Lightweight Dependency Injection Container
    • Version: 1.024 on 2021-04-27
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 1.023 was 2 years, 1 month, 4 days before
  2. CryptX - Cryptographic toolkit
    • Version: 0.072 on 2021-04-29
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 0.071 was 30 days before
  3. Data::Alias - Comprehensive set of aliasing operations
    • Version: 1.21 on 2021-04-30
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 1.22 was 8 days before
  4. Devel::NYTProf - Powerful fast feature-rich Perl source code profiler
    • Version: 6.08 on 2021-04-27
    • Votes: 168
    • Previous version: 6.07 was 23 days before
  5. experimental - Experimental features made easy
    • Version: 0.023 on 2021-04-30
    • Votes: 29
    • Previous version: 0.022 was 11 months, 26 days before
  6. Future::AsyncAwait - deferred subroutine syntax for futures
    • Version: 0.50 on 2021-04-30
    • Votes: 37
    • Previous version: 0.49 was 2 months, 6 days before
  7. JSON::Validator - Validate data against a JSON schema
    • Version: 4.17 on 2021-04-28
    • Votes: 28
    • Previous version: 4.16 was 1 month, 4 days before
  8. Mojo::mysql - Mojolicious and Async MySQL/MariaDB
    • Version: 1.21 on 2021-04-28
    • Votes: 34
    • Previous version: 1.22 was 4 months, 6 days before
  9. Mojolicious::Plugin::OpenAPI - OpenAPI / Swagger plugin for Mojolicious
    • Version: 4.03 on 2021-04-28
    • Votes: 40
    • Previous version: 4.02 was 1 month, 4 days before
  10. PDL - Perl Data Language
    • Version: 2.044 on 2021-05-01
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 2.039 was 7 days before
  11. Raisin - A REST API microframework for Perl.
    • Version: 0.91 on 2021-04-28
    • Votes: 40
    • Previous version: 0.90 was 10 months, 6 days before
  12. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0949 on 2021-04-30
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0946 was 7 days before

(cdlxv) metacpan weekly report - List::Keywords

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

Week's winner: List::Keywords (+3)

Build date: 2021/05/01 14:33:20 GMT


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(cdlxxxviii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2021-05-01 14:26:11 GMT


  1. Is there a way to have dependencies defined by OS in a CPAN distribution? - [6/1]
  2. How can I quickly count the maximum number of consecutive single characters in a string? - [3/4]
  3. What does scalar mean in perl? - [3/2]
  4. Take Longitude/Latitude and get UTC Offset in Perl - [3/1]
  5. Perl PAWS SelectObjectContent - "Precondition Failed" - [3/0]
  6. What means "Can't locate object method.." in this specific example using Perl? - [2/2]
  7. how to terminate a command that has started in a perl script, using 'system()' - [2/1]
  8. There are two files, pm and pl under one file. If you run the pl file, the pm package call is unsuccessful - [2/1]
  9. How to know when a PSGI nonblocking streaming writer is ready for more data in a PSGI compatible way? - [2/0]
  10. Script correction for count positive values in text file - [1/2]

24 abr 2021

(cccxxxviii) 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. Dancer2 - Lightweight yet powerful web application framework
    • Version: 0.301002 on 2021-04-18
    • Votes: 124
    • Previous version: 0.301001 was 1 month, 1 day before
  2. Data::Alias - Comprehensive set of aliasing operations
    • Version: 1.21 on 2021-04-22
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 1.21 was 3 years, 4 months, 14 days before
  3. Graph - graph data structures and algorithms
    • Version: 0.9721 on 2021-04-18
    • Votes: 26
    • Previous version: 0.9720 was 24 days before
  4. JavaScript::V8 - Perl interface to the V8 JavaScript engine
    • Version: 0.10 on 2021-04-23
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: 0.09 was 2 years, 12 days before
  5. List::AllUtils - Combines List::Util, List::SomeUtils and List::UtilsBy in one bite-sized package
    • Version: 0.19 on 2021-04-23
    • Votes: 30
    • Previous version: 0.18 was 7 months, 18 days before
  6. Module::CoreList - what modules shipped with versions of perl
    • Version: 5.20210420 on 2021-04-21
    • Votes: 34
    • Previous version: 5.20210320 was 1 month before
  7. Module::ScanDeps - Recursively scan Perl code for dependencies
    • Version: 1.31 on 2021-04-21
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 1.30 was 3 months, 8 days before
  8. Mojolicious::Plugin::Authentication - A plugin to make authentication a bit easier
    • Version: 1.36 on 2021-04-21
    • Votes: 17
    • Previous version: 1.33 was 3 years before
  9. PDL - Perl Data Language
    • Version: 2.039 on 2021-04-24
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 2.037 was 8 days before
  10. PDL::Stats - a collection of statistics modules in Perl Data Language, with a quick-start guide for non-PDL people.
    • Version: 0.78 on 2021-04-24
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.76 was 4 months, 5 days before
  11. Perl::MinimumVersion - Find a minimum required version of perl for Perl code
    • Version: 1.40 on 2021-04-22
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 1.38 was 6 years, 8 months before
  12. Pod::Weaver - weave together a Pod document from an outline
    • Version: 4.017 on 2021-04-17
    • Votes: 32
    • Previous version: 4.015 was 4 years, 6 months, 2 days before
  13. Prima - a perl graphic toolkit
    • Version: 1.61 on 2021-04-23
    • Votes: 33
    • Previous version: 1.60 was 5 months, 23 days before
  14. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0946 on 2021-04-23
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0942 was 8 days before
  15. SVG - Perl extension for generating Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) documents.
    • Version: 2.86 on 2021-04-22
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 2.85 was 9 months, 20 days before

(cdlxiv) metacpan weekly report - App::perlimports

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 45

Week's winners (+3): App::perlimports 

Build date: 2021/04/24 19:10:30 GMT


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(cdlxxxvii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2021-04-24 18:59:34 GMT


  1. Perl: Make declaration of a duplicate hash key a fatal error? - [3/2]
  2. Why do some variables require initialization and some don't in the same script? - [3/1]
  3. Sort hash by values - [3/1]
  4. Elegant way to set an environment variable in Perl - [2/4]
  5. Perl: How to grep with Hash Slices? - [2/1]
  6. Linking macos's frameworks in Inline::C - [2/1]
  7. Perl: Converting Formula To Perl Code What Should It Look Like? - [2/1]
  8. Perl: Cross-references in nested datastructures? - [1/3]
  9. Merging of duplicate path values of a Perl HOH - [1/3]
  10. I want to do a search replace in perl. My file has strings like “time1”, “+time1”, “+time11”, “time11”.How do I differentiate between these 4 strings - [1/2]

17 abr 2021

(cccxxxvii) 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. App::opan - A CPAN overlay for darkpan and pinning purposes
    • Version: 0.003005 on 2021-04-13
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.003003 was 23 days before
  2. App::perlbrew - Manage perl installations in your $HOME
    • Version: 0.92 on 2021-04-15
    • Votes: 166
    • Previous version: 0.91 was 2 months, 15 days before
  3. Cpanel::JSON::XS - cPanel fork of JSON::XS, fast and correct serializing
    • Version: 4.26 on 2021-04-12
    • Votes: 39
    • Previous version: 4.25 was 5 months, 15 days before
  4. ExtUtils::MakeMaker - Create a module Makefile
    • Version: 7.62 on 2021-04-13
    • Votes: 49
    • Previous version: 7.60 was 1 month, 24 days before
  5. Minion::Backend::mysql - MySQL backend
    • Version: 0.24 on 2021-04-12
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 0.23 was 3 months, 24 days before
  6. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 9.17 on 2021-04-13
    • Votes: 451
    • Previous version: 9.16 was 4 days before
  7. PDF::API2 - Facilitates the creation and modification of PDF files
    • Version: 2.040 on 2021-04-13
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 2.039 was 1 month, 9 days before
  8. PDL - Perl Data Language
    • Version: 2.037 on 2021-04-16
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 2.034 was 16 days before
  9. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0942 on 2021-04-15
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0937 was 9 days before
  10. Statocles - A static site generator
    • Version: 0.098 on 2021-04-11
    • Votes: 29
    • Previous version: 0.097 was 1 year, 10 days before
  11. version - Structured version objects
    • Version: 0.9929 on 2021-04-16
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 0.9928 was 6 months, 24 days before
  12. XML::LibXML - Interface to Gnome libxml2 xml parsing and DOM library
    • Version: 2.0207 on 2021-04-17
    • Votes: 91
    • Previous version: 2.0206 was 7 months, 2 days before

(cdlxiii) metacpan weekly report - XS::Parse::Keyword

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 63

Week's winner: XS::Parse::Keyword (+3)

Build date: 2021/04/17 19:17:49 GMT


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(cdlxxxvi) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2021-04-17 19:05:08 GMT


  1. Is it possible to have an 'or' or 'and' operator inside an 'eq' or 'ne' comparison in perl? - [3/1]
  2. reinitializing environment in shared library - [3/0]
  3. Modification of a read-only value attempted at ... line .... in a foreach loop - [3/0]
  4. FastCGI, Perl and Exit - [2/1]
  5. Automation on current tab with WWW::Mechanize::Chrome - [2/1]
  6. Execute python script and read its JSON output - [2/1]
  7. Perl replace multiple strings in a file - [2/1]
  8. Variable substitution in Perl with Perl special characters - [2/1]
  9. Can't find a valid termcap file - [2/0]
  10. How to mock a full module? - [1/2]

10 abr 2021

(cccxxxvi) 6 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. Devel::IPerl - Perl language kernel for Jupyter
    • Version: 0.010 on 2021-04-05
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 0.009 was 3 years, 3 months, 19 days before
  2. Devel::NYTProf - Powerful fast feature-rich Perl source code profiler
    • Version: 6.07 on 2021-04-06
    • Votes: 167
    • Previous version: 6.06 was 2 years, 10 months, 2 days before
  3. GraphQL - Perl implementation of GraphQL
    • Version: 0.50 on 2021-04-08
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 0.49 was 1 month, 21 days before
  4. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 9.16 on 2021-04-09
    • Votes: 450
    • Previous version: 9.14 was 17 days before
  5. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0937 on 2021-04-06
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0936 was 3 days before
  6. XML::Compile::SOAP - SOAP version 1.1
    • Version: 3.27 on 2021-04-07
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 3.26 was 1 year, 4 months, 17 days before

(cdlxii) metacpan weekly report - Mojolicious

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

Week's winner: Mojolicious (+2)

Build date: 2021/04/10 19:01:29 GMT


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(cdlxxxv) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2021-04-10 18:54:30 GMT


  1. Single quotes in a variable name in Perl? - [4/1]
  2. How to make multiple variables readonly in Perl? - [3/2]
  3. Matching a string with Regexp Grammars - [3/0]
  4. Prepend a String to a Regex Match Using Bash - [2/3]
  5. How merge multiple files using Perl? - [2/2]
  6. Mac M1 Homebrew Perl Carton Net::SSLeay is loading libcrypto in an unsafe way - [2/0]
  7. Makefile.PL meta.json prereqs for OS so module won&'t be installed on Windows - [2/0]
  8. perl sort function efficiency - [1/2]
  9. Sum of Primes always returns 0 - [1/2]
  10. My Perl can't find local::lib after upgrading from Perl 5.14 to 5.28 - [1/2]

3 abr 2021

(cccxxxv) 12 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. CryptX - Cryptographic toolkit
    • Version: 0.071 on 2021-03-30
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 0.070 was 1 month, 18 days before
  2. Excel::Writer::XLSX - Create a new file in the Excel 2007+ XLSX format.
    • Version: 1.08 on 2021-03-31
    • Votes: 55
    • Previous version: 1.07 was 7 months, 25 days before
  3. Moo - Minimalist Object Orientation (with Moose compatibility)
    • Version: 2.005004 on 2021-03-29
    • Votes: 281
    • Previous version: 2.005003 was 7 days before
  4. Moose - A postmodern object system for Perl 5
    • Version: 2.2015 on 2021-03-31
    • Votes: 316
    • Previous version: 2.2014 was 3 months, 12 days before
  5. Net::DNS - Perl Interface to the Domain Name System
    • Version: 1.30 on 2021-03-30
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.29 was 4 months, 12 days before
  6. PDL - Perl Data Language
    • Version: 2.034 on 2021-03-31
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 2.032 was 7 days before
  7. Perl::Tidy - indent and reformat perl scripts
    • Version: 20210402 on 2021-04-01
    • Votes: 120
    • Previous version: 20210111 was 2 months, 22 days before
  8. Sub::Util - Common Scalar and List utility subroutines
    • Version: 1.56 on 2021-03-30
    • Votes: 151
    • Previous version: 1.55 was 11 months, 18 days before
  9. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0936 on 2021-04-03
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0933 was 23 days before
  10. Sys::Virt - libvirt Perl API
    • Version: v7.2.0 on 2021-04-01
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: v7.1.0 was 1 month before
  11. Win32::OLE - OLE Automation extensions
    • Version: 0.1713 on 2021-04-03
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.1712 was 6 years, 10 months, 20 days before
  12. WWW::Mechanize::Chrome - automate the Chrome browser
    • Version: 0.66 on 2021-03-30
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 0.65 was 4 months before

(cdlxi) metacpan weekly report - Mojolicious

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 65

Week's winner: Mojolicious (+2)

Build date: 2021/04/03 13:26:54 GMT


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(cdlxxxiv) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2021-04-03 13:15:37 GMT


  1. how to pass command line arguments to perl script file in one-line - [3/3]
  2. How to make a non-interpolate string interpolate in Perl - [3/2]
  3. Can I make a variable optional in a perl sub prototype? - [3/2]
  4. How to create and to throw exceptions in Perl? - [3/1]
  5. How can I dynamically load Perl modules and use their functions? - [2/3]
  6. Dynamic variable names and hash keys - [2/1]
  7. Perl code to delete a multi line XML node - [1/3]
  8. Search in an array of hashes by the hash key and its sorting in Perl - [1/2]
  9. Why is Perl giving "Can't modify string in scalar output" error? - [1/2]
  10. How to add zeros into my file using Perl to make lines the same length? - [1/2]

27 mar 2021

(cccxxxiv) 20 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::opan - A CPAN overlay for darkpan and pinning purposes
    • Version: 0.003003 on 2021-03-21
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.003002 was 1 year, 10 months, 12 days before
  2. Devel::MAT - Perl Memory Analysis Tool
    • Version: 0.44 on 2021-03-27
    • Votes: 25
    • Previous version: 0.43 was 11 months, 3 days before
  3. Graph - graph data structures and algorithms
    • Version: 0.9720 on 2021-03-25
    • Votes: 25
    • Previous version: 0.9718 was 12 days before
  4. JSON::Validator - Validate data against a JSON schema
    • Version: 4.16 on 2021-03-24
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 4.14 was 1 month, 1 day before
  5. Markdent - An event-based Markdown parser toolkit
    • Version: 0.40 on 2021-03-21
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.39 was 1 month, 9 days before
  6. Minilla - CPAN module authoring tool
    • Version: v3.1.12 on 2021-03-25
    • Votes: 50
    • Previous version: v3.1.11 was 6 months, 13 days before
  7. Minion - Job queue
    • Version: 10.21 on 2021-03-20
    • Votes: 82
    • Previous version: 10.20 was 6 days before
  8. Module::CoreList - what modules shipped with versions of perl
    • Version: 5.20210320 on 2021-03-21
    • Votes: 34
    • Previous version: 5.20210220 was 1 month, 1 day before
  9. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 9.14 on 2021-03-23
    • Votes: 447
    • Previous version: 9.12 was 3 days before
  10. Mojolicious::Plugin::OpenAPI - OpenAPI / Swagger plugin for Mojolicious
    • Version: 4.02 on 2021-03-24
    • Votes: 39
    • Previous version: 4.00 was 1 month, 7 days before
  11. Mojolicious::Plugin::Status - Mojolicious server status
    • Version: 1.17 on 2021-03-23
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 1.16 was 5 days before
  12. Moo - Minimalist Object Orientation (with Moose compatibility)
    • Version: 2.005003 on 2021-03-21
    • Votes: 280
    • Previous version: 2.004004 was 3 months, 26 days before
  13. Net::Server - Extensible Perl internet server
    • Version: 2.010 on 2021-03-22
    • Votes: 28
    • Previous version: 2.009 was 3 years, 7 months, 12 days before
  14. PDL - Perl Data Language
    • Version: 2.032 on 2021-03-24
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: 2.029 was 12 days before
  15. Perl::Critic - Critique Perl source code for best-practices.
    • Version: 1.140 on 2021-03-24
    • Votes: 111
    • Previous version: 1.138 was 1 year, 2 months before
  16. Search::Elasticsearch - The official client for Elasticsearch
    • Version: 7.712 on 2021-03-25
    • Votes: 40
    • Previous version: 7.711001 was 24 days before
  17. Selenium::Remote::Driver - Perl Client for Selenium Remote Driver
    • Version: 1.44 on 2021-03-27
    • Votes: 43
    • Previous version: 1.42 was 10 days before
  18. String::Util - String processing utility functions
    • Version: 1.32 on 2021-03-26
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 1.31 was 7 months, 30 days before
  19. Syntax::Keyword::Try - a try/catch/finally syntax for perl
    • Version: 0.23 on 2021-03-27
    • Votes: 33
    • Previous version: 0.21 was 2 months, 5 days before
  20. Text::CSV_XS - Comma-Separated Values manipulation routines
    • Version: 1.46 on 2021-03-24
    • Votes: 92
    • Previous version: 1.45 was 3 months before

(cdlx) metacpan weekly report - Hash::Flatten

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 52

Week's winners (+3): Hash::Flatten

Build date: 2021/03/27 17:43:05 GMT


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(cdlxxxiii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2021-03-27 17:32:37 GMT


  1. Pass scalar and hash to subroutine in Perl - [4/1]
  2. Get unique elements from HoA values and print - [3/1]
  3. Perl: Fastest match of anything? - [2/3]
  4. Perl - How to omit lines from a text file? - [2/3]
  5. perl getting 0 instead of output - [2/2]
  6. exempting a piece of perl code from strict pragma - [2/2]
  7. How to send HTTP POST data in multipart/form-data to REST API in Perl - [2/2]
  8. Perl Template Toolkit - how to join / concat multiple variables (into one) - [2/1]
  9. How can I combine two patterns in Perl - [2/1]
  10. Isolating hash values with same key inside an array, inside of an anonymous hash - [2/1]

20 mar 2021

(cccxxxiii) 14 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::Cmd - write command line apps with less suffering
    • Version: 0.333 on 2021-03-14
    • Votes: 40
    • Previous version: 0.332 was 1 day before
  2. Crypt::JWT - JSON Web Token
    • Version: 0.032 on 2021-03-18
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 0.031 was 2 months, 8 days before
  3. Dancer2 - Lightweight yet powerful web application framework
    • Version: 0.301001 on 2021-03-17
    • Votes: 122
    • Previous version: 0.300005 was 1 month, 22 days before
  4. DateTime::Format::Natural - Parse informal natural language date/time strings
    • Version: 1.12 on 2021-03-19
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 1.11 was 5 months, 26 days before
  5. FFI::Platypus - Write Perl bindings to non-Perl libraries with FFI. No XS required.
    • Version: 1.43 on 2021-03-17
    • Votes: 53
    • Previous version: 1.38 was 8 days before
  6. File::Which - Perl implementation of the which utility as an API
    • Version: 1.24 on 2021-03-19
    • Votes: 24
    • Previous version: 1.23 was 2 years, 2 months, 19 days before
  7. Getopt::Long::Descriptive - Getopt::Long, but simpler and more powerful
    • Version: 0.109 on 2021-03-16
    • Votes: 46
    • Previous version: 0.106 was 3 days before
  8. Minion - Job queue
    • Version: 10.20 on 2021-03-14
    • Votes: 82
    • Previous version: 10.19 was 4 days before
  9. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 9.11 on 2021-03-20
    • Votes: 447
    • Previous version: 9.08 was 8 days before
  10. Mojolicious::Plugin::Status - Mojolicious server status
    • Version: 1.16 on 2021-03-18
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 1.15 was 26 days before
  11. MooseX::Getopt - A Moose role for processing command line options
    • Version: 0.75 on 2021-03-16
    • Votes: 20
    • Previous version: 0.74 was 2 years, 5 months, 23 days before
  12. PerlPowerTools - BSD utilities written in pure Perl
    • Version: 1.024 on 2021-03-19
    • Votes: 28
    • Previous version: 1.023 was 1 month, 9 days before
  13. Selenium::Remote::Driver - Perl Client for Selenium Remote Driver
    • Version: 1.42 on 2021-03-17
    • Votes: 43
    • Previous version: 1.40 was 9 days before
  14. Test::BDD::Cucumber - Feature-complete Cucumber-style testing in Perl
    • Version: 0.79 on 2021-03-19
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 0.77 was 1 month, 9 days before

(cdlix) metacpan weekly report - GD::Graph

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 49

Week's winners (+3): GD::Graph

Build date: 2021/03/20 19:45:51 GMT


Clicked for first time:

  • App::lupapona - a simple static Gemini server
  • Avro - the official Perl API for the Apache Avro project's serialization and RPC framework
  • Encode::Base2N - fast base64, base32, base16 encode/decode functions
  • Geo::GDAL::FFI - A foreign function interface to GDAL
  • List::Helpers::XS - Perl extension to provide some usefull functions with arrays
  • RT::BugTracker - Adds a UI designed for bug-tracking for developers to RT
  • Types::TypedCodeRef - Type constraint for any typed subroutine.

Increasing its reputation:

(cdlxxxii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2021-03-20 19:44:26 GMT


  1. Try::Tiny and $SIG{__DIE__} in perl? - [7/2]
  2. How best to handle previously installed modules when upgrading Perl version with homebrew - [5/1]
  3. How to force Text::CSV to store number as text? - [5/0]
  4. Validating a path in Perl - [3/2]
  5. How can I optimize the end of done_testing in TAP and the evaluation of the results in a test in perl? - [3/0]
  6. Regexp::Grammars Succeeds with Debug and Fails Without - [2/1]
  7. use sipgate Rest API to post a voicemail greeting - [2/0]
  8. Using perl to round number - [1/2]
  9. G-Code post Processing script using Perl to lessen paste 3D printer ooze - [1/1]
  10. Object attribute access in Perl - [1/1]

13 mar 2021

(cccxxxii) 15 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::Ack - A grep-like program for searching source code
    • Version: v3.5.0 on 2021-03-13
    • Votes: 124
    • Previous version: v3.4.0 was 8 months, 13 days before
  2. App::Cmd - write command line apps with less suffering
    • Version: 0.332 on 2021-03-13
    • Votes: 40
    • Previous version: 0.331 was 4 years, 7 months, 27 days before
  3. FFI::Platypus - Write Perl bindings to non-Perl libraries with FFI. No XS required.
    • Version: 1.38 on 2021-03-09
    • Votes: 53
    • Previous version: 1.34 was 4 months, 20 days before
  4. Getopt::Long::Descriptive - Getopt::Long, but simpler and more powerful
    • Version: 0.106 on 2021-03-13
    • Votes: 46
    • Previous version: 0.105 was 1 year, 17 days before
  5. Graph - graph data structures and algorithms
    • Version: 0.9718 on 2021-03-13
    • Votes: 23
    • Previous version: 0.9717 was 1 month, 17 days before
  6. LWP - The World-Wide Web library for Perl
    • Version: 6.53 on 2021-03-07
    • Votes: 153
    • Previous version: 6.52 was 2 months before
  7. Minion - Job queue
    • Version: 10.19 on 2021-03-10
    • Votes: 81
    • Previous version: 10.17 was 4 days before
  8. Mojo::IOLoop::ForkCall - (DEPRECATED) run blocking functions asynchronously by forking
    • Version: 0.21 on 2021-03-08
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 0.20 was 2 years, 5 months, 24 days before
  9. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 9.08 on 2021-03-12
    • Votes: 446
    • Previous version: 9.02 was 11 days before
  10. Mojolicious::Plugin::AssetPack - Compress and convert CSS, Less, Sass, JavaScript and CoffeeScript files
    • Version: 2.13 on 2021-03-13
    • Votes: 48
    • Previous version: 2.11 was 22 days before
  11. Number::Phone - base class for Number::Phone::* modules
    • Version: 3.7002 on 2021-03-09
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 3.7001 was 1 month, 5 days before
  12. PDL - Perl Data Language
    • Version: 2.029 on 2021-03-12
    • Votes: 40
    • Previous version: 2.027 was 6 days before
  13. Perl::Build - perl builder
    • Version: 1.32 on 2021-03-10
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 1.31 was 7 months, 29 days before
  14. Selenium::Remote::Driver - Perl Client for Selenium Remote Driver
    • Version: 1.40 on 2021-03-08
    • Votes: 43
    • Previous version: 1.39 was 2 months before
  15. SPVM - Static Perl Virtual Machine. Fast Calculation, Fast Array Operation, and Easy C/C++ Binding.
    • Version: 0.0933 on 2021-03-11
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 0.0932 was 1 month, 3 days before