2022.45 Evaluersion

Anton Antonov has published a blog post (and associated video) about the conversion and evaluation of Raku files (/r/rakulang comments) into Mathematica and Jupyter notebooks.

Elizabeth’s Corner

Elizabeth Mattijsen continued their 4-week blogging streak with:


Weekly Challenge #190 is available for your perusal.

New Problem Solving Issues

New Pull Requests

Core Developments

  • Daniel Green added a chown op to NQP.
  • Salvador Ortiz fixed a regression in the handling of S///.
  • Elizabeth Mattijsen fixed a regression in notifications not being delivered when watching files.
  • Stefan Seifert again was very active in the RakuAST branch, implementing support for signature literals and some pesky code involving EVAL in BEGIN blocks. Among many other things. Tests now at 549/1355 (+13) and 76/131 (+8).
  • And some smaller fixes and improvements.

Questions about Raku

Meanwhile on Twitter

For the foreseeable future, yours truly will continue to monitor Twitter.

Meanwhile on the mailing list

Comments about Raku

New Raku Modules

  • are “Produce the common type / role of a list of objects” by Elizabeth Mattijsen.
  • Prettier::Table “A simple Raku module to generate smooth looking ASCII tables” by Kay Rhodes.
  • RakupodObject “Extract the $=pod object from an external Rakupod source” by Tom Browder.

Updated Raku Modules

Winding down

A bit of a quiet week, but with some amazing RakuAST developments!

This week’s shows nature at work, even when the weather is definitely becoming more gloomy. To remind us Ukraine is still fighting the Russian aggression. Слава Україні!  Героям слава!

In the meantime, please keep staying safe, keep staying healthy, and keep up the good work!

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