2020.28 Bridges 7

Arne Sommer, inspired by a solution of a previous Weekly Challenge, wrote a small series of blog posts about the seven bridges of Königsberg:

Recommended if you’re into mathematical problems and/or graph theory!

Impressed with Raku

A post by faiface on /r/ProgrammingLanguages made it to the top 20 of highest upvotes ever. And a nice post it is! Inspired by a professor describing Raku as “an interesting language with a bunch of cool design choices”. Good stuff!

June Report

Jonathan Worthington reported on their work on the new unified dispatch mechanism in June for the Raku Development Grant. Great progress being made, and a treasure of internals information (/r/rakulang comments)!

Tangling Code

Brian Wisti got themselves into a tangle. Good thing there are Raku regexes! Read all about it in Tangling code from Hugo content in Raku!

Announcement Recovered

Andrew Shitov went through their archives and unearthed an audio-only recording of Larry Wall’s announcement of the release of Perl 6 (/r/rakulang, Twitter comments)!

Multiple Hosts

Alexey Melezhik has published a how-to provision dynamic hosts with Sparrowdo and Sparky.

Indicating absence

In response to a question on StackOverflow, Wenzel P. P. Peppmeyer elaborates on ways to indicate absence of values.

Weekly Challenge

The entries for Challenge #68 that have Raku solutions:

Challenge #69 is up for your perusal!

Core Developments

  • Elizabeth Mattijsen made sure that -I and use lib look for files in this order of extension: .rakumod, .pm6, .pm, rather than the reverse (spotted by Tom Browder).
  • Ben Davies fixed the .raku method on typed Arrays if the type was an uninstantiated generic.
  • And some minor fixes and improvements.

Questions about Raku

Meanwhile on Twitter

Meanwhile on perl6-users

Comments about Raku

New Raku Modules

Updated Raku Modules

Winding down

A bit of a quiet week in the world of the Raku Programming Language. Still some nice blog posts. In these interesting times, don’t forget to keep healthy and to keep safe. See you next week!

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