YAPC::Europe::2016

My impressions on this year conference are here!

Another release of Net::SSH2 is comming... test it, please!

I have been working on a new release of Net::SSH2 that has undergone mayor, mostly internal, changes.

There are not too many new features. The aim has been to simplify the code, made it reliable and improve the overall consistency and behavior of the module.

Most important changes are as follows:

  • Typemaps are used systematically to convert between Perl and C types:

    In previous versions of the library, inputs and specially output values were frequently handled by custom code with every method doing similar things in slightly different ways.

    Now, most of that code …

Help me test Net::SSH2

Short story

I have released a new development version of Net::SSH2.

Help me test it, please!

Really long story

Some years ago, I started working on Net::OpenSSH. At the beginning it was just a hack, but it worked unexpectedly well and I was able to push a very perlish interface on top of it and over time it grew and become a very powerful and feature rich module and above all, very user friendly.

Just one drawback remained. Due to a …

Granada Perl Workshop

Less than three weeks remain for the Granada Perl Workshop that will take place on the Friday 27th of June in Granada (Spain).

The good news is that, thanks to our sponsors, finally, the event will be completely free.

Even if the workshop is a one-day event, most of the attendes are going to stay there for the full week-end in order to visit the beautiful city, socialize, and have long conversations about Perl, and well, probably anything.

So, you are still on time …

On Giving Back

A few days ago I published Math::Vector::Real::Farthest, my 100th CPAN module. I got into CPAN in 1999 so it has been a long, mostly quiet, way.

Some modules were a side effect of my paid work, done while contracting or, lately, as a regular employee. But most of them were done on my free time for fun. Just because I had that idea on my head, or because somebody just pushed an interesting problem under my nose (AI::Termites, ="https://metacpan.org/pod/Algorith…