Originally published at Perl Weekly 635
I just saw this question posted on DEV: Is There a Developer Shortage?. There were a few responses saying that there is an abundance of newbies and not very good engineers and there is a shortage in experienced and qualified engineers. That's the general view. How is it specifically for Perl?
On a related note, I guess we are all wondering what will be the impact of the rise of AI in software development. My guess is that it will further widen the gap between beginners and experienced programmers. It will be even harder to get an entry level job as most of those tasks will be done by the AI powered developers, but the fixing the mess created by AI will require very highly qualified and experienced engineers.
On an unrelated note, I am ambivalent. On one hand as a content creator I'd like to be able to generate income from the articles I write, the videos I record. On the other hand, as a reader, I really don't like Medium where you can read the beginning of an article and then you have to pay for the rest.
Enjoy your week!
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I personally use the DateTime module, but it is always nice to see alternatives!
Venus is an OO library for Perl
Importing CSV files into SQLite using perl (or I guess any other programming language) is slow. One can use the native .import command or one can turn of AutoCommit and commit all the inserts only at the end of the run.
I wonder if this and the following article were written by ChatGTP
A new grant application from John Napiorkowski and Robert Grimes.
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A very compact yet elegant solutions. Keep it up great work.
Nice use of LABEL in this week solution. Thanks for sharing.
Checkout the power of grep and map, you will be surprised.
A thorough detailed solution as always. There is plenty to learn every week.
You get the instant comparison between Perl and Raku implementation. Well done.
Nice one-liner in Perl to get the job done. Raku is cool too.
You will love the srtuctured post with bonus Python solutions alongwith Perl and Raku. Thank you for your contributions.
Self documented solution for you and plenty of Raku gems too. Well done.
Master of Perl one-liner is unstoppable. Go have fun.
Multiple approach being discussed and clever too. Well done.
You will love the engaging discussion in the post. Too good to be missed.
Short and simple, to the point discussion, enough to keep you busy.
Python is choose language for the post this week and you will have plenty to learn. Thanks for sharing.
Always fun to read about the story behind the final end result. Keep it up great work.
Loved the use of splice in this week solutions. Thanks for sharing the knowledge with us.
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