UTF-8 & perl

Backstory Some days ago, at work I had to do regular expression matching with some UTF-8 or Unicode[1] encoded text. That made me read perlunitut. After reading it, I got to know that UTF-8 & Unicode are not the same[2]. There’re many Unicode encodings & UTF-8 is the most commonly used Unicode encoding. Today, once…

My first YAPC (Yet Another Perl Conference)

Last week, I went to Sofia, Bulgaria for attending YAPC::Europe, my first technical conference ever and it was next to awesome! I’m writing this blog post late, because I’ve been extremely busy with office work, house search etc. :(. Further in this post, I’ll describe each day of the conference! Oh and even before conference!…

GNOME’s OPW status update

Past weeks were quite smooth for me except a few last days, so here is the report: Accomplishments: This the list of the issues which I have done till now. Most of them are about writing a structured exception for an error, except some selected or better to say horrible ones :D, which I’ll discuss…

Problem installing in Net::SSLeay

Somedays ago, I was installing Dist::Zilla, but it failed due to a dependency CPAN::Uploader, which failed due to Net::SSLeay. This is the concerned build.log: I searched for these erors, but didn’t get any solution, so I asked on #distzilla on MAGnet. A person named leont said that it’s due to libssl-dev package. Net::SSLeay is an…