Call for FOSDEM 2020 Booth volunteers

This year we've got one of the high-traffic locations, on the ground floor where Free Software Foundation Europe set up last year, right next to the stairway to *all* the dev rooms. So we're looking for volunteers to come and talk about both Perl and Raku at FOSDEM 2020 in Brussels. If I haven't already talked to you, please email me at drforr [at] pobox (dot) com and give me an idea of your availability and what you'd want to do. We've made arrangements for the usual booth swag, and will have pamphlets to hand out and books to sell on both Raku and Perl.

Again, if you're able to giveā€¦

Rewriting Perl Code for Raku Part V is out

Part V of the series is out, this time more in-depth discussions of the pack() method in Raku and Perl

Rewriting Perl Code for Raku IV: A New Hope

Part IV starts to get into the heart of OLE::Storage_Lite by covering the pack/unpack builtins.

Rewriting Legacy Code in Raku III: The Sourceror

Part III in the series talks about functions, prototyping, and some of the tweaks you'll need to make while transferring Perl code to Raku

Rewriting Legacy Code in Raku

I'm already working on Part II, but here's Part I in all its glory: http://www.theperlfisher.com/index.php/2019/11/24/rewriting-legacy-code-for-raku/ - I'm writing OLE::Storage_Lite from the original Perl 5 source, and this article series is my thoughts on the process so far.