2023.16 Student.?win

If you’re a programming student, you can win a free ticket to TPRC in Toronto (11-13 July) by taking part in the contest! Meanwhile, a preliminary schedule is available!

Anton’s Corner

Anton Antonov has been busy again this week: a new module (WWW::MermaidInk) and an associated blog post with an introduction and examples!


Weekly Challenge #213 is available for your perusal.

New Problem Solving Issues

New Pull Requests

Core Developments

  • Timo Paulssen fixed an LTA error message when configuring NQP / Rakudo on some Linux distributions.

And in RakuAST developments this week:

  • Elizabeth Mattijsen completed support for declarator docs and the $=pod and $=finish pod variables and wrote a lot of tests.
  • Stefan Seifert added support for P5 regex dialect, support for &?ROUTINE and &?BLOCK, to name but a few of the fixes and improvements.
  • The number of passing test-files with the new Raku grammar are now 138/150 (make test +0) and 779/1355 (make spectest +13).

Questions about Raku


New Raku Modules

  • App::APOTD “Download today’s Astronomy Picture of the Day” by Shimon Bollinger.
  • WWW::MermaidInk “Get images corresponding to Mermaid-js specifications” by Anton Antonov.

Updated Raku Modules

Winding down

This week’s picture is a reminder of spring season really starting, hoping that the people of Ukraine will be able to enjoy spring without worries again soon. Слава Україні!  Героям слава!

Please keep staying safe, keep staying healthy, and keep up the good work!

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