Modular Raku Command Line Apps It was a three weeks before Christmas and Santa’s workshop was a mess. Elves were running around trying to get everything ready and it didn’t look like anything would be. As soon as Santa walked in he was surrounded by a horde of unhappy elves all complaining at once. “TheContinue reading “Day 5 – Modular Raku Command Line Apps”
Greetings. Today we are going to look at an implementation of tripcodes, a kind of hashing used for signing posts anonymously on the Internet. There are different algorithms to do so, but one that we are interested in is one generating non-secure, old-fashioned tripcodes. So what is it? Say there is a website allowing toContinue reading “Day 4 – Not tripping over tripcodes”
Stack Frame Reduction What is a Stack Frame? For those not familiar with the stack, it is a bit of memory for your program to use. It is fast but limited. Whenever you call a procedure (function, method,… naming is a complicated thing) your program gets a bit of storage on the stack, which weContinue reading “Day 3 – Stack Frame Reduction”
Greetings! Today we will go through this tutorial about writing a simple CRUD service using Cro. For the impatient ones, link to the sources is at the end of the post. Why would I want to read this piece of text and code? A Cro::HTTP usage for a server-side application with authentication + authorization andContinue reading “Day 2 – CRUD with Cro::HTTP, a tutorial”
Introduction I have been using Raku (Perl 6’s new name) since mid-2015 and really appreciate its nice features for programmers who may be lazy, non-touch typists, amateurs, old Perl lovers, non-parallel users, or wannabe hackers including: kebab-case names brace-less control statements easy class construction lexical block variables copious built-in routines use unicode natively powerful, easy-to-useContinue reading “Day 1 – Raku from Perl: Transforming Old Perl Code”
You can’t change the past. You can’t even change the future, in the sense that you can only change the present one moment at a time, stubbornly, until the future unwinds itself into the stories of our lives. — Larry Wall.