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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
- Describe additional word splitters for quote protection
- Warn about missing perl5 mods in Configure instead of exploding make …
- 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
$=finishpod variables and wrote a lot of tests.
- Stefan Seifert added support for P5 regex dialect, support for
&?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 (
Questions about Raku
- Why do I want Raku in Mathematica? by gammaphreak.
- How to remove lines with nonsense format numbers? by csnl.
- It is unbeatable for writing obvious code by tmtvl.
- Filenames are a myth by flussence.
- The real killer feature by culi.
- Another Raku solution by Ralph Mellor.
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
- PDF::Document by Tom Browder.
- Timezones::ZoneInfo, DateTime::Timezones, Intl::Format::DateTime by Matthew Stuckwisch.
- Humming-Bird by Rawley Fowler.
- Lingua::Translation::DeepL, WWW::OpenAI by Anton Antonov.
- HTTP::HPACK by Jonathan Worthington.
- LibXML, Font::FreeType, PDF::Font::Loader by David Warring.
- Pod::From::Cache, Collection by Richard Hainsworth.
- App::Uni by Will Coleda.
- MIDI::Make by Pierre-Emmanuel Lévesque.
- String::Utils by Elizabeth Mattijsen.
- File::ExtendedAttributes by Adrian Kreher.
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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