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]