1/11/2014

StackOverflow - Number of Perl questions by month

I began to collect Perl Stack Overflow data three years ago. I have just plotted a graph with the number of questions grouped by month. According to these data, it seems we have reached the maximum activity last year.

Perl questions created by month, from 2011/11 to 2014/10

And this was the most voted Perl question on that period of time:
Why is this program valid? I was trying to create a syntax error



(clvii) stackoverflow perl report

This is the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2014-11-01 08:27:45 GMT


  1. What's the difference between sv_catpv() and sv_catpvs()? - [5/1]
  2. How to share hash reference in multithread perl? - [5/1]
  3. Retain quotes on CSV fields that were quoted in the input - [3/1]
  4. Did older versions of Perl have different array indexing rules? - [3/1]
  5. bash + how to capture IP address from line - [3/5]
  6. How to Set Variables and Process Variable for MySQL in a Perl Script - [3/2]
  7. Git Install Script How to enter shell command - [3/2]
  8. perl threads self detach - [3/2]
  9. Morbo server works only after constant refresh - [3/0]
  10. perl mail-form sending blank mail - [2/1]

(cxxxii) metacpan weekly report - Import::Base

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 150

Week's winner (+4): Import::Base

Build date: 2014/11/01 08:23:23 GMT


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24/10/2014

(cxxxi) metacpan weekly report - DBIx::Class

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 143

Week's winner: DBIx::Class (+3)

Build date: 2014/10/24 19:21:34 GMT


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(clvi) stackoverflow perl report

This is the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2014-10-24 19:19:11 GMT


  1. WMI query returning incomplete results - [6/1]
  2. How to install mod_perl 2.0.9 in Apache 2.4 on OS X Yosemite? - [5/3]
  3. Round brackets enclosing private variables. Why used in this case? - [3/2]
  4. How exactly does unlink work? - [3/3]
  5. "handshake error: Wrong response line" when connecting to websocket - [3/0]
  6. Procedural and object oriented interface in Perl/XS - [3/2]
  7. NPP.EXEC and perl --> save output? - [2/0]
  8. perl search file for masked pattern, not exact string - [2/0]
  9. Sorting module subroutines alphabetically - [2/1]
  10. What is special about Perl function($$) form? - [2/1]

17/10/2014

(clv) stackoverflow perl report

This is the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2014-10-17 17:34:05 GMT


  1. Subroutines that take an optional block parameter - [4/2]
  2. perl bitwise AND and bitwise shifting - [4/1]
  3. how to convert a nested for loop into multithreading program in perl - [4/1]
  4. perl sort array/list using coma or dot for string concatenation - [4/1]
  5. Parsing a structured text file in Perl - [3/2]
  6. Converting Java byte to Perl - [3/1]
  7. Perl method call without parentheses - [3/1]
  8. Find n occurrences from group of characters - [2/3]
  9. Perl REST Client Module - How to put back entire JSON afer update - [2/1]
  10. How to extract attribute value from a xml file - [2/3]

(cxxx) metacpan weekly report - Mojo::Pg

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 144

Week's winner: Mojo::Pg (+6)

Build date: 2014/10/17 17:31:19 GMT


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10/10/2014

(cxxix) metacpan weekly report - Mojo::Pg

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 170

Week's winner: Mojo::Pg (+6)

Build date: 2014/10/10 17:24:06 GMT


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(cliv) stackoverflow perl report

This is the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2014-10-10 17:11:08 GMT


  1. Perl convert a filehandle in-place/streaming from cp1252 to utf-8? - [6/2]
  2. Perl shared variables atomicity and visibility - [6/1]
  3. array of sockets in perl - [4/3]
  4. Perl regex changes the string with special characters (unicode) - [4/2]
  5. linux + print linux version ( one single character as 5 or 6 .. etc ) - [3/3]
  6. Why can't perl see a file that exists in windows? - [3/1]
  7. XML::LibXSLT fails to install at Heroku - [3/0]
  8. read sockets in array using <$socket[i]> in perl - [3/2]
  9. extract text between 2 strings only till first occurence of end string - [2/2]
  10. Using grep or similar to match multiple lines - [2/2]

3/10/2014

(cxxviii) metacpan weekly report - Mojo::Pg

This is the weekly favourites list of CPAN distributions. Votes count: 144

Week's winner: Mojo::Pg (+4)

Build date: 2014/10/03 17:36:28 GMT


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