Perl: Daily Tip Serve a daily dose of information

Jun 30, 2008

When tackling something complex, such as a foreign language or Vim commands, digesting small bits of knowledge might be more effective than consuming a super-sized meal of information. This month’s Perl column gives you a method of serving up knowledge snippets by email.

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Perl: Skydiving Simulation Skydiving simulation with Perl

Jun 19, 2008

Computer game programmers apply physical formulas and special tricks to create realistic animations. Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL), which is available as a Perl wrapper, provides a powerful framework for creating simple 2D worlds with just a couple of lines of code.

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Perlbal Scaling your website with the Perlbal web server

Jun 17, 2008

Let the nimble Perlbal web server keep your traffic in balance.

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Perl: Ptrace Perl script uses Ptrace for process tracing

Jun 01, 2008

Linux lets users watch the kernel at work with a little help from Ptrace, a tool that both debuggers and malicious process kidnappers use. A CPAN module introduces this technology to Perl and, if this is not enough, C extensions add functionality.

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Perl: Portfolio Watch Graphic display of portfolio stock values

May 01, 2008

We'll show you a Perl script that helps you draw area graphs to keep track of your portfolio's performance.

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FOSDEM 2008: Jam-packed program, free video stream

Feb 01, 2008

The annual developers’ conference FOSDEM will take place in Brussels on February 23 and 24, 2008. As a teaser, organizers of the open-source event have now placed interviews with some of the speakers online.

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Letters

Oct 31, 2007

Linux versus Vista

Dear Perlmeister

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Perlmeister Michael Schilli Perlmeister Mike Schilli celebrates 10 years

Oct 31, 2007

“One or two years in the USA would be great,” Mike Schilli thought back in 1996. The “Perlmeister” has lived in San Francisco for 11 years now, and he’s been writing the regular Perl column for almost as long.

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