Nick Logan

College sports analytics by day. Hood rat stuff by night.
Houston, TX 12 posts

Yet Another Perl6 HTTP Client

I've had a few bits of Perl6 code in production for some basic tasks for awhile, but with rakudo growing increasingly stable I decided to give it a »

5 tips for writing better Perl6 modules

1. Provide a provides section Without giving a provides section in your META file, a package manager will just have to recursively grep your directories and hope that anything it »

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 »

A quick and simplified look at how Zef works

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

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 »