Exercism.io helps developers to increases their craftsmanship in a language through feedback and discussion. It’s a community and tool where developers can write code and discuss it to strengthen their problem-solving skills. InfoQ did an interview with the creator of exercism Katrina Owen and with Richard Thomson who contributed the C++ language track for exercism.
The veteran Perl programming language has produced release 5.20.0, which adds a myriad of refinements along with support for the Android platform.
LAMP has been a major platform for the Internet, but current cloud offerings do not seem to include LAMP as PaaS. Is LAMP needed in a cloud computing world?
In an unprecedented move, Microsoft is giving all the CPAN authors access to an array of hosted Windows virtual machines. The machines will be hosted in Australia by a third part with the goal of making it possible for Perl on Windows to achieve parity with Perl on other platforms.