Lets celebrate CPAN day in a special way

Finally the day arrived, I have been waiting for, since the reminder blog by Neil Bowers. It is like double celebration for me, as we celebrated 70th year of independence, yesterday i.e. 15th Aug.

I was working on couple of ideas to make it special CPAN day. One of them was to create map for Kolkatta Metro. Since it is special occasion for all Indians, I thought why not release something related to India. Kolkatta Metro is the first metro ever started in India.

So ="https://metacpan…

Celebration of "Completing 1000th consecutive days releasing to CPAN".

Couple of things I would like to share with fellow Perl Hackers, last month when I posted a blog about completing 1000th consecutive days releasing to CPAN, I talked about releasing new distribution to mark the day. Hence I came up with new distribution Calendar::Hebrew and released on the special day. I was hoping that my new distribution gets the attention of @PerlTricks, monthly series "What's new on CPAN". However as soon as I uploaded the distribution Calendar::Hebrew, I…

Challenge: At least one PR a day in a month

Since I started my journey of PullRequest, I always wanted to do at least one PR a day every month. I found it very tough and have only managed few times. To be precise 3 times in the year 2015 (Oct: 45, Nov: 31, Dec: 60). However the following year 2016 wasn't as good as expected, unfortunately. I could only successfully managed to do that in one month (Dec: 77). This year 2017, I am charged up again to do at least 6 months, if not at least beat my year 2015 target of 3 months. So far I could only do 2 months (Jan: 63, Jul: 32). I still have plenty of time in my hand and hopeful to get…

1000th consecutive days releasing to CPAN

Today, Sunday 23rd July 2017, is the 1000th consecutive days of releasing to CPAN. It means a lot to me personally and certainly not an easy task. I have been through many ups and downs in this entire journey. I would say many ups than downs. What inspired to me start the journey? It was one of the blog by Neil Bowers that got me started.

Then came a time when Barbie decided to stop after completing 370th consecutive releases to CPAN. He even wrote a ="http://blogs.perl.org/users/barbie/2015/03/a-year-of-cpan-uploads…

My first ever talk at London Perl Workshop 2016

I was assigned "Room 2" for my talk. When I got there I realised that I didn't have the right connector to connect my laptop with the big screen. Dave Cross was also giving a talk in the same room and he suggested I talk to Mark Keating. Luck…