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Pearls of Perl: Top 10 Perl Tools & Utilities20200910171143

Pearls of Perl: Top 10 Perl Tools & Utilities

Discover the top tools for Perl developers, as well as tools written in Perl that are essential for any coder....
Advanced Package Management for Perl Developers20200903130924

Advanced Package Management for Perl Developers

PPM became a staple for many Perl developers. Understand how package management and environment management for Perl has now evolved....
Python for Scientists and Researchers: Solving Common Problems20200902131434

Python for Scientists and Researchers: Solving Common Problems

Dante+Gabrielle SblendorioSeptember 2, 2020, , , , , , ,
Learn how to use Python for common scientific research tasks like file conversion, data analysis and data plotting....
How to Optimize Perl CI/CD Pipelines for Github Actions20200901144131

How to Optimize Perl CI/CD Pipelines for Github Actions

Aleks PamirSeptember 1, 2020, , , ,
Learn how to use GitHub Actions CI/CD for Perl projects, as well as how ActiveState tooling can improve consistency, reliability and build speeds. ...
Perl 7 – How to start preparing to make the transition?20200827142907

Perl 7 – How to start preparing to make the transition?

Dana CraneAugust 27, 2020, ,
Disclaimer: This blog post summarizes much of the publicly available information we know about Perl 7 to date. As with anything under development, fea...
Home Automation With Python: Beginner-friendly Python Project20200820115444

Home Automation With Python: Beginner-friendly Python Project

Swaathi KakarlaAugust 20, 2020, , , , ,
HomeAssistant is a Python-based home-automation server that lets you control all your home's devices via WiFi....
The Top 10 Programming Tasks That Perl Is Used For20200813121406

The Top 10 Programming Tasks That Perl Is Used For

Suggestions, utilities and examples for the top ten common tasks you can accomplish more easily with Perl today....
The Top 7 Habits Of Productive Developers20200812173107

The Top 7 Habits Of Productive Developers

Developers have been working remotely for a few decades. They had the luxury of having the house to themselves and focus on their coding while taking ...
The Top 10 Python Frameworks for Web Development20200810183825

The Top 10 Python Frameworks for Web Development

Python's 10 best web frameworks, including Pros and Cons, and guidance as to which ones best suit what kinds of projects....
Why Use Custom Perl Environments? For Security, Compliance & Portability.20200806132254

Why Use Custom Perl Environments? For Security, Compliance & Portability.

Custom Perl environments that contain the minimum set of dependencies for a project reduce vulnerability incidents, improve license compliance, and lo...