David Mertens – “C::Blocks”

Posted on July 2, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

C::Blocks In the Perl ecosystem, C is a highly respected but second-class language. C::Blocks changes this situation by embedding a C compiler directly into the Perl parser. Blocks of C code are placed directly among lines of Perl. The compiler is Just-In-Time, making your C code just as scriptable as your Perl code. Functions, variables, […]

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John Anderson – “A Modest Introduction to Swift”

Posted on June 23, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

A Modest Introduction to Swift This talk will present some of the history of the development of Swift with emphasis on how the Open Source release of the language kick-started activity, review the basic syntax of Swift (with comparisons to similar languages that attendees may be more familiar with), and describe what tools are available […]

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Bulk88 – “Writing XS in Plain C”

Posted on June 23, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , |

Writing XS in Plain C Even if you learned C in a classroom at some point, Perl’s “XS” API for writing perl subs in something purported to be C but is really a cat on a tablet with caps lock on. In this talk I will show how difficult it is to write subs in […]

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Graham Knop – “Continuous Integration for CPAN”

Posted on June 23, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Continuous Integration for CPAN – youtube Continuous integration helps you catch issues in your modules across a more diverse set of configurations than is easy to check manually. Travis-CI and AppVeyor are free CI solutions for open source projects that will allow automatic testing on Linux, macOS, and Windows. Extra tools exist for easy testing […]

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Starting the Learn Python Tutorial Project : Django Tutorial

Posted on February 1, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

Starting the Learn Python Tutorial Project : Django Tutorial

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Python Best Practice Patterns

Posted on February 28, 2014. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , |

Notes from Vladimir Keleshev’s talk Python Best Practice Patterns [English, 38 minutes], given on May 2, 2013 at the Python Meetup in Denmark.

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50 resources for beginner to intermediate Python programmers

Posted on January 20, 2014. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , |

Here’s a categorized list of 50 Python resources I’ve found to be very helpful while teaching myself the language over the last 8 months or so. Thought you all might find them helpful too.

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A List of Programming Screencast Series

Posted on August 14, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , |

Since I publish a screencast series, I’m curious what other programming screencasts people watch. So I asked around. Here’s the list, based on feedback as well as my own bookmarks. Read more…

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(Mostly) free stuff for drawing, animation and video production

Posted on June 25, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Antimony Antimony is a computer-aided design (CAD) tool from a parallel universe in which CAD software evolved from Lisp machines rather than drafting tables. There’s an impressive screencast that shows Antimony in action. Unfortunately, only available for Mac & Linux. Audacity With Audacity you can; record live audio; convert tapes and records into digital recordings; […]

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Milla, a Dist::Zilla profile that doesn’t suck

Posted on March 28, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , |

Introducing Milla Milla is a collection of Dist::Zilla plugin bundle, minting profile and a command line wrapper. It is designed around the “Convention over Configuration” philosophy, and by default doesn’t rewrite module files nor requires you to change your workflow at all. Experienced CPAN authors who know how to write CPAN distributions can keep writing […]

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