27 nov 2022

(cdxx) 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: 2.73 on 2022-11-20
    • Votes: 22
    • Previous version: 2.72 was 25 days before
  2. App::Netdisco - An open source web-based network management tool.
    • Version: 2.059001 on 2022-11-26
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 2.058003 was 22 days before
  3. DBIx::Class::Schema::Loader - Create a DBIx::Class::Schema based on a database
    • Version: 0.07051 on 2022-11-23
    • Votes: 45
    • Previous version: 0.07049 was 4 years, 8 months, 2 days before
  4. Dist::Zilla - distribution builder; installer not included!
    • Version: 6.029 on 2022-11-25
    • Votes: 178
    • Previous version: 6.028 was 16 days before
  5. Exporter::Tiny - an exporter with the features of Sub::Exporter but only core dependencies
    • Version: 1.006000 on 2022-11-21
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.004004 was 1 month, 6 days before
  6. Future::AsyncAwait - deferred subroutine syntax for futures
    • Version: 0.61 on 2022-11-21
    • Votes: 44
    • Previous version: 0.59 was 1 month, 28 days before
  7. IO::Socket::SSL - Nearly transparent SSL encapsulation for IO::Socket::INET.
    • Version: 2.077 on 2022-11-21
    • Votes: 44
    • Previous version: 2.076 was 7 days before
  8. Log::Any - Bringing loggers and listeners together
    • Version: 1.711 on 2022-11-22
    • Votes: 60
    • Previous version: 1.710 was 1 year, 3 months, 20 days before
  9. Module::CoreList - what modules shipped with versions of perl
    • Version: 5.20221120 on 2022-11-20
    • Votes: 40
    • Previous version: 5.20221020 was 1 month before
  10. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 9.30 on 2022-11-23
    • Votes: 475
    • Previous version: 9.29 was 12 days before
  11. Pod::Man - Convert POD data to various other formats
    • Version: 5.00 on 2022-11-25
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 4.14 was 2 years, 10 months, 21 days before

(dxxxiii) metacpan weekly report - Perl::Critic

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 42

Week's winner: Perl::Critic (+2)

Build date: 2022/11/27 07:55:57 GMT


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(dlxi) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2022-11-27 07:54:48 GMT


  1. perldoc does not display text between section - [2/2]
  2. How to access multiple option values from hash specification - [2/1]
  3. Perl :: Can You Have a Lists of Objects Within a Hash? - [2/1]
  4. How to Bless Objects in a List Passed to a Subroutine? - [2/1]
  5. Restore pack value from hex string - [2/1]

19 nov 2022

(cdxix) 10 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. Code::TidyAll - Engine for tidyall, your all-in-one code tidier and validator
    • Version: 0.83 on 2022-11-19
    • Votes: 38
    • Previous version: 0.82 was 7 months, 4 days before
  2. Devel::NYTProf - Powerful fast feature-rich Perl source code profiler
    • Version: 6.12 on 2022-11-16
    • Votes: 180
    • Previous version: 6.11 was 1 year, 1 month, 27 days before
  3. FFI::Platypus - Write Perl bindings to non-Perl libraries with FFI. No XS required.
    • Version: 2.05 on 2022-11-16
    • Votes: 58
    • Previous version: 2.04 was 11 days before
  4. Getopt::Long - Module to handle parsing command line options
    • Version: 2.54 on 2022-11-17
    • Votes: 114
    • Previous version: 2.52 was 2 years, 2 months, 30 days before
  5. IO::Socket::SSL - Nearly transparent SSL encapsulation for IO::Socket::INET.
    • Version: 2.076 on 2022-11-14
    • Votes: 44
    • Previous version: 2.075 was 2 months, 12 days before
  6. Minilla - CPAN module authoring tool
    • Version: v3.1.20 on 2022-11-13
    • Votes: 58
    • Previous version: v3.1.19 was 5 months, 10 days before
  7. Mozilla::CA - Mozilla's CA cert bundle in PEM format
    • Version: 20221114 on 2022-11-14
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 20211001 was 1 year, 1 month, 13 days before
  8. PDF::API2 - Create, modify, and examine PDF files
    • Version: 2.044 on 2022-11-16
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 2.043 was 11 months, 8 days before
  9. Perl::LanguageServer - Language Server and Debug Protocol Adapter for Perl
    • Version: v2.4.0 on 2022-11-18
    • Votes: 26
    • Previous version: 2.3.0 was 1 year, 1 month, 22 days before
  10. SPVM - SPVM Language
    • Version: 0.9662 on 2022-11-15
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 0.9659 was 18 days before

(dxxxii) metacpan weekly report - Perl::Dist::APPerl

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 39

Week's winner (+3): Perl::Dist::APPerl

Build date: 2022/11/19 22:16:45 GMT


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(dlx) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2022-11-19 22:15:27 GMT


  1. How do I define a subclass in Perl when I'm using a closure to limit access to the properties? - [3/1]
  2. In Perl, are user-provided format specifiers always safe? - [3/1]
  3. Split() on newline AND space characters? - [2/3]
  4. Does Python have a maximum group refer for regex (like Perl)? - [2/2]
  5. How to extract coding between two tags using RegEx in perlscript - [2/1]

12 nov 2022

(cdxviii) 8 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. Catalyst::Runtime - The Catalyst Framework Runtime
    • Version: 5.90130 on 2022-11-09
    • Votes: 152
    • Previous version: 5.90129 was 3 months, 17 days before
  2. Dist::Zilla - distribution builder; installer not included!
    • Version: 6.028 on 2022-11-09
    • Votes: 178
    • Previous version: 6.025 was 5 months, 12 days before
  3. Firefox::Marionette - Automate the Firefox browser with the Marionette protocol
    • Version: 1.32 on 2022-11-08
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 0.77 was 3 years, 4 months, 1 day before
  4. Image::ExifTool - Read and write meta information
    • Version: 12.50 on 2022-11-09
    • Votes: 38
    • Previous version: 12.42 was 5 months, 2 days before
  5. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 9.29 on 2022-11-11
    • Votes: 475
    • Previous version: 9.28 was 28 days before
  6. Path::Tiny - File path utility
    • Version: 0.142 on 2022-11-09
    • Votes: 171
    • Previous version: 0.130 was 20 days before
  7. Perl::Tidy - indent and reformat perl scripts
    • Version: 20221112 on 2022-11-11
    • Votes: 129
    • Previous version: 20220613 was 4 months, 28 days before
  8. Term::ReadLine::Gnu - Perl extension for the GNU Readline/History Library
    • Version: 1.44 on 2022-11-06
    • Votes: 23
    • Previous version: 1.43 was 1 month, 5 days before

(dxxxi) metacpan weekly report - Getopt::Long

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

Week's winners (+3): Getopt::Long

Build date: 2022/11/12 22:47:36 GMT


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  • App::BatParser - Parse DOS .bat and .cmd files
  • Data::XLSX::Parser - faster XLSX parser
  • Nginx::Log::Entry - This class represents a single line from the Nginx combined access log (the default access log format). It provides methods to extract information from the log entry, such as the browser, operating system, request type, ip address and more. If you want to gather statistics about an Nginx log, consider using Nginx::Log::Statistics which uses this class.
  • OpenSSH::Fingerprint - The great new OpenSSH::Fingerprint!
  • Porbo - Porbo HTTP development psgi server
  • Quiq - Class library for rapid development
  • Wx::WidgetMaker - a CGI.pm-like library for wxPerl

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(dlix) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
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Build date: 2022-11-12 22:46:27 GMT


  1. How to spawn pre-loaded mojolicious applications from a mojolicious application? - [4/1]
  2. How to escape a regular expression when I include it in another regular expression? - [3/1]
  3. Explaining perl split with backslash in string pattern - [2/2]
  4. How to insert an element into array shifting all others right? - [2/2]
  5. Tagging words in a corpus - [2/2]

5 nov 2022

(cdxvii) 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. Amon2 - lightweight web application framework
    • Version: 6.16 on 2022-11-01
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 6.15 was 1 year, 11 months, 22 days before
  2. App::Netdisco - An open source web-based network management tool.
    • Version: 2.058003 on 2022-11-04
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 2.057008 was 17 days before
  3. DBD::SQLite - Self Contained SQLite RDBMS in a DBI Driver
    • Version: 1.72 on 2022-11-03
    • Votes: 97
    • Previous version: 1.70 was 1 year, 3 months, 2 days before
  4. DBIx::DataModel - UML-based Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) framework
    • Version: 3.04 on 2022-11-05
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 3.03 was 3 months, 13 days before
  5. FFI::Platypus - Write Perl bindings to non-Perl libraries with FFI. No XS required.
    • Version: 2.04 on 2022-11-05
    • Votes: 58
    • Previous version: 2.03 was 8 days before
  6. HTML::Parser - HTML parser class
    • Version: 3.80 on 2022-11-01
    • Votes: 43
    • Previous version: 3.79 was 20 days before
  7. Object::Pad - a simple syntax for lexical field-based objects
    • Version: 0.71 on 2022-11-01
    • Votes: 32
    • Previous version: 0.70 was 3 days before
  8. SQL::Maker - Yet another SQL builder
    • Version: 1.22 on 2022-11-01
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 1.21 was 7 years, 10 months, 10 days before
  9. Sys::Virt - libvirt Perl API
    • Version: v8.9.0 on 2022-11-03
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: v8.8.0 was 29 days before
  10. Test::BDD::Cucumber - Feature-complete Cucumber-style testing in Perl
    • Version: 0.83 on 2022-10-30
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 0.82 was 1 year, 2 months, 7 days before
  11. URI - Uniform Resource Identifiers (absolute and relative)
    • Version: 5.17 on 2022-11-02
    • Votes: 107
    • Previous version: 5.16 was 21 days before

(dxxx) metacpan weekly report - pEFL

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 24

Week's winner: pEFL (+3)

Build date: 2022/11/05 21:10:10 GMT


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(dlviii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2022-11-05 21:04:45 GMT


  1. Do all my perl module .pm files need a `$VERSION` definition? - [5/2]
  2. Suppressing output after SSH to another server - [2/2]
  3. Cannot get multi-line regex to match string - [2/2]
  4. Can mojolicious output the prepared sql query? - [2/1]
  5. How to find if an array has a value not found in list - [2/1]

29 oct 2022

(cdxvi) 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. Alien::Build - Build external dependencies for use in CPAN
    • Version: 2.72 on 2022-10-26
    • Votes: 22
    • Previous version: 2.71 was 22 days before
  2. DateTime - A date and time object for Perl
    • Version: 1.59 on 2022-10-23
    • Votes: 208
    • Previous version: 1.58 was 6 months, 5 days before
  3. DateTime::TimeZone - Time zone object base class and factory
    • Version: 2.56 on 2022-10-29
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 2.55 was 17 days before
  4. Devel::CheckOS - a script to package Devel::AssertOS modules with your code.
    • Version: 1.95 on 2022-10-29
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 1.94 was 3 months, 5 days before
  5. Email::Sender - a library for sending email
    • Version: 2.600 on 2022-10-23
    • Votes: 45
    • Previous version: 2.500 was 1 year, 3 months, 19 days before
  6. experimental - Experimental features made easy
    • Version: 0.029 on 2022-10-25
    • Votes: 31
    • Previous version: 0.028 was 5 months, 29 days before
  7. FFI::Platypus - Write Perl bindings to non-Perl libraries with FFI. No XS required.
    • Version: 2.03 on 2022-10-28
    • Votes: 57
    • Previous version: 2.02 was 4 days before
  8. Git::Raw - Perl bindings to the Git linkable library (libgit2)
    • Version: 0.90 on 2022-10-27
    • Votes: 31
    • Previous version: 0.88 was 1 year, 2 months, 19 days before
  9. HTTP::Message - HTTP style message (base class)
    • Version: 6.44 on 2022-10-26
    • Votes: 61
    • Previous version: 6.43 was 4 days before
  10. JSON::Validator - Validate data against a JSON schema
    • Version: 5.12 on 2022-10-26
    • Votes: 30
    • Previous version: 5.11 was 1 month, 27 days before
  11. Memoize - Make functions faster by trading space for time
    • Version: 1.15 on 2022-10-23
    • Votes: 25
    • Previous version: 1.03 was 10 years, 6 months, 1 day before
  12. Object::Pad - a simple syntax for lexical field-based objects
    • Version: 0.70 on 2022-10-29
    • Votes: 31
    • Previous version: 0.68 was 2 months, 16 days before
  13. OpenAPI::Client - A client for talking to an Open API powered server
    • Version: 1.07 on 2022-10-26
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: 1.06 was 1 month, 15 days before
  14. PDL - Perl Data Language
    • Version: 2.081 on 2022-10-25
    • Votes: 47
    • Previous version: 2.019 was 4 years, 5 months, 20 days before
  15. SPVM - SPVM Language
    • Version: 0.9659 on 2022-10-28
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 0.9657 was 7 days before
  16. Zydeco - Jazz up your Perl
    • Version: 0.617 on 2022-10-23
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 0.616 was 3 months, 4 days before

(dxxix) metacpan weekly report - Text::Table

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 39

Week's winner: Text::Table (+3)

Build date: 2022/10/29 19:17:07 GMT


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(dlvii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2022-10-29 19:15:24 GMT


  1. In Perl POD, what is the proper way to link to an internal function? - [3/3]
  2. Regex only inside multiline match - [2/3]
  3. autovivify non-sequential array/list in Python like Perl - [2/1]
  4. Can't run "compgen -c" from perl script - [1/2]
  5. How can I convert an integer to a float value in Perl? - [1/2]

22 oct 2022

(cdxv) 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::Netdisco - An open source web-based network management tool.
    • Version: 2.057008 on 2022-10-18
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 2.057007 was 14 days before
  2. Clone - recursively copy Perl datatypes
    • Version: 0.46 on 2022-10-19
    • Votes: 29
    • Previous version: 0.45 was 2 years, 5 months, 26 days before
  3. Future - represent an operation awaiting completion
    • Version: 0.49 on 2022-10-17
    • Votes: 56
    • Previous version: 0.48 was 8 months, 22 days before
  4. GraphViz - Interface to AT&T's GraphViz. Deprecated. See GraphViz2
    • Version: 2.25 on 2022-10-22
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 2.25 was 2 months, 2 days before
  5. HTTP::Message - HTTP style message (base class)
    • Version: 6.43 on 2022-10-22
    • Votes: 61
    • Previous version: 6.41 was 10 days before
  6. Log::Log4perl - Log4j implementation for Perl
    • Version: 1.57 on 2022-10-21
    • Votes: 97
    • Previous version: 1.56 was 1 month, 19 days before
  7. Memoize - Make functions faster by trading space for time
    • Version: 1.14 on 2022-10-15
    • Votes: 25
    • Previous version: 1.14 was before
  8. Module::CoreList - what modules shipped with versions of perl
    • Version: 5.20221020 on 2022-10-20
    • Votes: 40
    • Previous version: 5.20220920 was 29 days before
  9. Params::Validate - Validate method/function parameters
    • Version: 1.31 on 2022-10-22
    • Votes: 34
    • Previous version: 1.30 was 2 years, 4 days before
  10. Path::Tiny - File path utility
    • Version: 0.130 on 2022-10-20
    • Votes: 171
    • Previous version: 0.124 was 1 month, 18 days before
  11. SPVM - SPVM Language
    • Version: 0.9657 on 2022-10-21
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 0.9655 was 9 days before
  12. Type::Tiny::XS - provides an XS boost for some of Type::Tiny's built-in type constraints
    • Version: 0.025 on 2022-10-19
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 0.022 was 2 years, 24 days before

(dxxviii) metacpan weekly report - Text::Table

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 48

Week's winners (+3): Text::Table 

Build date: 2022/10/22 20:34:40 GMT


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(dlvi) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2022-10-22 20:33:03 GMT


  1. Perl, use regex to find a match and replace just the last character of the match (in this case a line break) - [3/3]
  2. Perl symmetric difference aka disjunctive union of two sets - [2/3]
  3. How to stack function definitions in perl (call them all at once)? - [2/2]
  4. Test::More failing test with equal strings - [2/1]
  5. Why can't I reference a (particular) Perl array as I'd expect? - [2/1]

15 oct 2022

(cdxiv) 13 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: 2.304 on 2022-10-12
    • Votes: 12
    • Previous version: 2.303 was 2 months, 21 days before
  2. DateTime::TimeZone - Time zone object base class and factory
    • Version: 2.55 on 2022-10-12
    • Votes: 19
    • Previous version: 2.54 was 18 days before
  3. Exporter::Tiny - an exporter with the features of Sub::Exporter but only core dependencies
    • Version: 1.004004 on 2022-10-15
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.004003 was 15 days before
  4. HTML::Parser - HTML parser class
    • Version: 3.79 on 2022-10-12
    • Votes: 43
    • Previous version: 3.78 was 6 months, 15 days before
  5. HTTP::Message - HTTP style message (base class)
    • Version: 6.41 on 2022-10-12
    • Votes: 61
    • Previous version: 6.39 was 4 days before
  6. JSON - JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) encoder/decoder
    • Version: 4.10 on 2022-10-09
    • Votes: 98
    • Previous version: 4.09 was 2 months, 8 days before
  7. JSON::PP - JSON::XS compatible pure-Perl module.
    • Version: 4.12 on 2022-10-08
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: 4.12 was before
  8. MCE - Many-Core Engine for Perl providing parallel processing capabilities
    • Version: 1.881 on 2022-10-14
    • Votes: 91
    • Previous version: 1.879 was 4 months, 21 days before
  9. MCE::Shared - MCE extension for sharing data supporting threads and processes
    • Version: 1.878 on 2022-10-10
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 1.877 was 4 months, 17 days before
  10. Mojolicious - Real-time web framework
    • Version: 9.28 on 2022-10-14
    • Votes: 474
    • Previous version: 9.27 was 1 month, 2 days before
  11. SPVM - SPVM Language
    • Version: 0.9655 on 2022-10-12
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 0.9654 was 7 days before
  12. Text::Table - Organize Data in Tables
    • Version: 1.135 on 2022-10-12
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 1.134 was 2 years, 4 months, 28 days before
  13. URI - Uniform Resource Identifiers (absolute and relative)
    • Version: 5.16 on 2022-10-12
    • Votes: 105
    • Previous version: 5.13 was 6 days before

(dxxvii) metacpan weekly report - mb::JSON

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

Week's winners (+3): mb::JSON

Build date: 2022/10/15 19:56:27 GMT


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(dlv) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2022-10-15 19:54:51 GMT


  1. (Perl) How to turn string into date format and find most recent? - [2/3]
  2. Is there a way to use balloon on radiobutton in Perl Tk? - [2/2]
  3. Why Perl regex doesn't match "\n" with a following character? - [2/1]
  4. Read file into chunks and process the chunks in parallel - [2/1]
  5. Remove string after finding specific character - [1/2]

8 oct 2022

(cdxiii) 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: 2.71 on 2022-10-04
    • Votes: 22
    • Previous version: 2.70 was 11 days before
  2. App::Netdisco - An open source web-based network management tool.
    • Version: 2.057007 on 2022-10-04
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 2.057006 was 4 days before
  3. Devel::MAT - Perl Memory Analysis Tool
    • Version: 0.49 on 2022-10-03
    • Votes: 28
    • Previous version: 0.48 was 1 month, 4 days before
  4. HTTP::Message - HTTP style message (base class)
    • Version: 6.39 on 2022-10-08
    • Votes: 61
    • Previous version: 6.37 was 3 months, 24 days before
  5. Minion::Backend::mysql - MySQL backend
    • Version: 1.001 on 2022-10-05
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 1.000 was 9 months, 15 days before
  6. Net::DNS - Perl Interface to the Domain Name System
    • Version: 1.35 on 2022-10-04
    • Votes: 24
    • Previous version: 1.34 was 4 months, 5 days before
  7. Net::GitHub - Perl Interface for github.com
    • Version: 1.05 on 2022-10-03
    • Votes: 26
    • Previous version: 1.03 was 5 months, 16 days before
  8. SPVM - SPVM Language
    • Version: 0.9654 on 2022-10-05
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 0.9653 was 9 days before
  9. Sys::Virt - libvirt Perl API
    • Version: v8.8.0 on 2022-10-05
    • Votes: 16
    • Previous version: v8.5.0 was 3 months, 1 day before
  10. Term::ProgressBar - provide a progress meter on a standard terminal
    • Version: 2.23 on 2022-10-08
    • Votes: 28
    • Previous version: 2.22 was 4 years, 4 months, 27 days before
  11. URI - Uniform Resource Identifiers (absolute and relative)
    • Version: 5.13 on 2022-10-06
    • Votes: 105
    • Previous version: 5.12 was 2 months, 27 days before

(dxxvi) metacpan weekly report - cPanel::PublicAPI

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 43

Week's winners (+3): cPanel::PublicAPI

Build date: 2022/10/08 15:32:26 GMT


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(dliv) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2022-10-08 15:31:23 GMT


  1. Force Time::Piece strftime to use a specific locale - [3/1]
  2. How to make numeric warning fatal? - [3/1]
  3. Perl replace content of a file with variable - [3/1]
  4. Perl Regular Expression match ip and host from /etc/hosts - [2/2]
  5. How to format bash SED/AWK/Per output for further processing - [1/6]

1 oct 2022

(cdxii) 13 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::Netdisco - An open source web-based network management tool.
    • Version: 2.057006 on 2022-09-30
    • Votes: 14
    • Previous version: 2.057002 was 6 days before
  2. App::Sqitch - Sensible database change management
    • Version: v1.3.1 on 2022-10-01
    • Votes: 41
    • Previous version: v1.3.0 was 1 month, 20 days before
  3. Cache::Memcached::Fast - Perl client for memcached, in C language
    • Version: 0.28 on 2022-10-01
    • Votes: 20
    • Previous version: 0.27 was 1 year, 4 months, 10 days before
  4. Exporter::Tiny - an exporter with the features of Sub::Exporter but only core dependencies
    • Version: 1.004003 on 2022-09-30
    • Votes: 21
    • Previous version: 1.004002 was 14 days before
  5. FFI::CheckLib - Check that a library is available for FFI
    • Version: 0.31 on 2022-09-30
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.30 was 8 days before
  6. IO::AIO - Asynchronous/Advanced Input/Output
    • Version: 4.79 on 2022-09-25
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 4.78 was 19 days before
  7. OptArgs - CLI argument and option processing
    • Version: v0.1.21 on 2022-09-29
    • Votes: 15
    • Previous version: 0.1.20 was 6 years, 5 months, 18 days before
  8. PAR - Perl Archive Toolkit
    • Version: 1.018 on 2022-09-28
    • Votes: 18
    • Previous version: 1.017 was 1 year, 8 months, 15 days before
  9. SPVM - SPVM Language
    • Version: 0.9653 on 2022-09-26
    • Votes: 27
    • Previous version: 0.9652 was 17 days before
  10. Term::ReadLine::Gnu - Perl extension for the GNU Readline/History Library
    • Version: 1.43 on 2022-10-01
    • Votes: 23
    • Previous version: 1.42 was 1 year, 4 months, 25 days before
  11. Type::Tiny - tiny, yet Moo(se)-compatible type constraint
    • Version: 2.000001 on 2022-09-29
    • Votes: 132
    • Previous version: 2.000000 was 6 days before
  12. XML::LibXML - Interface to Gnome libxml2 xml parsing and DOM library
    • Version: 2.0208 on 2022-09-30
    • Votes: 95
    • Previous version: 2.0207 was 1 year, 5 months, 13 days before
  13. YAML::PP - YAML 1.2 Processor
    • Version: 0.035 on 2022-09-30
    • Votes: 13
    • Previous version: 0.034 was 3 months before

(dxxv) metacpan weekly report

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

This week there isn't any remarkable distribution

Build date: 2022/10/01 21:01:09 GMT


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(dliii) stackoverflow perl report

These are the five most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2022-10-01 20:56:50 GMT


  1. What does * before a Perl variable name mean? - [3/2]
  2. Take an SSH stream as a perl script input rather than a physical file - [2/1]
  3. Calling sed within perl with a variable - [1/3]
  4. Why is this bash program so fast or the perl program so slow? - [1/2]
  5. Parallel::ForkManager doesn't work with Perl 5.36 - [1/2]

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