Outthentic - quick way to develop users scenarios

Whether you are operations guy, devops or developer from time to time you deal with scripts development for various tasks - handy utilities, automation scripts, monitoring tools, so on.

Outthentic - is universal, language independent framework to encourage scripts development in easy and fun manner.

Here is short introduction into it - "Outthentic – quick way to develop users scenarios".

Forthcoming site downtime

The blogs.perl.org site will be unavailable for a few hours during the night of February 16th to 17th 2017. The site will stop responding at approximately 21:00 UTC on the 16th, and is expected to be back by 05:00 UTC on the 17th.

The reason for this downtime is that the data centre where the site hardware is hosted is being closed, so our hosting company is transporting all servers in that data centre to a new location.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Test::BDD::Cucumber and `prove`

Thanks to some sterling work by ehuelsmann, not least of which was badgering me to commit some code, Test::BDD::Cucumber now integrates directly into prove. This means you can run your feature files in parallel, and in a shuffled order more easily. This is a bit of a mouthful to achieve:

prove -s -j 5 -r --source Feature --feature-option extensions=.feature --ext=.feature examples/

and any suggestions on how to make that a little easier gratefully received.

Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: January 30th - February 6th

Hey everyone,

Following is the p5p (Perl 5 Porters) mailing list summary for the past week.

Enjoy!

About the Perl Toolchain Summit

We've had a few questions and discussions about the toolchain summit since our announcement in January. In this blog post we'll address some of those: why the name change, what things are fair game to be worked on, and who decides who comes?

The Perl Toolchain Summit is the new name of the Perl QA Hackathon, an event organised for the first time by Salve J. Nilsen in Oslo in April 2008. In Salve's words from 2008:  "The purpose of a QA hackathon would be to Quality Assurance-related problems that are easier to solve when everyone is gathered in the same physical location. This can include issues with packaging, testing modules, community support or with tools."

Over time, the event has grown in importance (it is now the major non-conference event of the Perl community), and moved around Europe, organized every year by a different team in a different European city. It is entirely financed by corporate and community sponsors interested in having a healthy and reliable Perl environment.

A repo for SQL docs

For a number of years Jonathan Leffler has been providing SQL docs, which I hosted on my web site.

At the prompting of Brian Van Klaveren I've converted Jonathan's index.html page into the landing page of a github pages project.

Perl talk at Linuxtag Chemnitz

Its on the 12.03.2017 12:00 in Room V5 and by ... me (you guessed it). It will have a small Perl 5 section handling 5.24 and 5.22 (since i've gone full P6 last year). Ant to not repeat myself i want to go more practical with Perl 6 this time. some nice alorythms and useful modules - answering: what can I do with Perl 6 today.

Automation of ssh/scp commands with sparrowdo

Hi! here is short post on how to automate ssh/scp commands using sparrowdo - configuration management tool, written on Perl6.

https://sparrowdo.wordpress.com/2017/02/01/sshscp-commands-with-sparrowdo/

Regards.

Alexey

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