• About: PerlMonk; experienced Perl5 hacker; learning Perl6.
  • Posted Perl Weekly Challenge #016 to Athanasius

    Task #1: Pythagoras Pie Puzzle

    This puzzle’s connection with Pythagoras is tenuous indeed: it originally appeared in the Dutch magazine Pythagoras (see here and ="https://www.thegua…

  • Posted Perl Weekly Challenge #014 to Athanasius

    Challenge 1: Van Eck's sequence

    I must admit I found the definition of the van Eck sequence hard to follow. The EXAMPLE at OEIS helped:

    We start with a(1) = 0. 0 has not appeared …
  • Posted Perl Weekly Challenge #013 to Athanasius

    Challenge 1: Write a script to print the date of the last Friday of every month in a given year

    First thought was to use a module to look up the day of the week for the last day of each month in the given year, then work backwards (in each month) to get the last Friday. But — well,…

Subscribe to feed Recent Actions from Athanasius

No responses to comments.

Subscribe to feed Responses to Comments from Athanasius

About is a common blogging platform for the Perl community. Written in Perl and offering the modern features you’ve come to expect in blog platforms, the site is hosted by Dave Cross and Aaron Crane, with a design donated by Six Apart, Ltd.