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Perl Weekly Challenge 25 11 September 2019

I've been doing the Perl Weekly Challenges. This one dealt with building long strings and the Chaocypher.

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Perl Weekly Challenge 24 03 September 2019

I've been doing the Perl Weekly Challenges. This one dealt with minimal programs and inverted-index text search.

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Perl Weekly Challenge 23 28 August 2019

I've been doing the Perl Weekly Challenges. This one dealt with difference series and prime factorisation.

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Perl Weekly Challenge 22 24 August 2019

I've been doing the Perl Weekly Challenges. This one dealt with sexy primes and LZW encoding.

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Perl Weekly Challenge 21 15 August 2019

I've been doing the Perl Weekly Challenges. This one dealt with e, and URLs again.

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Perl Weekly Challenge 20 08 August 2019

I've been doing the Perl Weekly Challenges. This one dealt with string splitting and amicable numbers.

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Perl Weekly Challenge 19 05 August 2019 - 2 comments

I've been doing the Perl Weekly Challenges. This one dealt with months and word-wrapping.

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Perl Weekly Challenge 18 27 July 2019

I've been doing the Perl Weekly Challenges. This one was a couple of standard computer-science problems.

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Perl Weekly Challenge 17 24 July 2019

I've been doing the Perl Weekly Challenges. This one was to implement the Ackermann function and parse URLs.

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Perl Weekly Challenge 16 18 July 2019

I've been doing the Perl Weekly Challenges. This one was to do a fiddly numerical calculation, and to check Bitcoin addresses.

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Perl Weekly Challenge 15 11 July 2019

I've recently started doing the Perl Weekly Challenges. This one was to hunt primes and do "Vigenère" enciphering.

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Finding Supermarket Fuel 28 April 2018

A reader (hi Dave!) suggested extending the supermarket-finder to locate supermarket fuel near motorway junctions.

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Finding Tesco 18 April 2018 - 8 comments

Well, my wife wanted a sandwich while we were on the road. And unlike me she is particular about what she likes to eat, so she wanted to find branches of Tesco. This is a job for: COMPUTERS!

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Building My Second First CPAN Module 13 August 2017 - 4 comments

I wrote a CPAN module back in the day. Let's not talk about it; it wasn't very good. Recently the local Perlmongers group (ThamesValley.pm) encouraged me to modularise and release some newer code.

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