284 Days and Counting; Nearly a Year of Perl Commits

I don't remember the why. Something like 300 days ago I had decided to make open source contributions every day for an entire year. (I say 300 because after a »

A quick and simplified look at how Zef works

Everything has to start somewhere. A Perl6 package's story usually starts at its META.info file, a file containing various bits of information that describe the package and what it »

Refactoring HTTP::Server::Async

Even serialized HTTP servers are complicated. Let's make one that is asynchronous for the three Fs; fun, frustration, fury. We're going to rewrite HTTP::Server::Async from near scratch because, »

Using supply timers and promises to create a Perl6 terminal progress bar

A simple progress bar was the target of my attention a few months back. It would consist of 3 parts: 1) Capture the output from stdout 2) Some sort of »

STD multiplexing in Perl6, part 2

In the previous post, Managing stdout from multiple processes: STD multiplexing in Perl6, kinda, we created a function procs2stdout that would take any number of @processes, set them up to »

Managing stdout from multiple processes: STD multiplexing in Perl6, kinda

Sometimes you want to spawn multiple processes and and merge the output into some type of format. My adventures in creating a parallelized perl6 package manager, Zef, had reached a »