2021.37 Receding

This week not a lot happened, so it seemed. It feels a bit like the waters receding from the beach, just minutes before the tsunami is going to hit.

Flavio’s Corner

Flavio Poletti continued their quest into Raku land with two blog posts this week:

Weeklies

Weekly Challenge #130 is available for your perusal.

Core Developments

  • Elizabeth Mattijsen made arithmetic with DateTime and Instant objects easier, and fixed an issue with List.fmt not properly handling Lists of Lists.
  • Vadim Belman introduced a .Numeric coercion on DateTime objects.

Meanwhile, it looks like the new-disp branch is ready enough to be merged with the main branch. This will most likely happen shortly after the 2021.09 Rakudo compiler release, to be able to fix any issues with it in the month after that.

Questions about Raku

Meanwhile on Twitter

Comments about Raku

New Raku modules

  • Kivuli Access AWS IAM role credentials within EC2 by Jonathan Stowe.

Updated Raku Modules

Winding down

Yes, yours truly moved (almost) all modules to the zef ecosystem in the past week. And took over maintenance of a few more. Sorry for the noise 🙂 Please stay vigilant, stay safe and stay healthy. Next week will bring you more news about the Raku Programming Language to keep you occupied!

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