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Created Aug 27, 2019
Partial desription of a date matching regex
#!/usr/bin/env perl
use Test::Most;
use Veure::Script; # strict, warnings, postderef, sigs, and more
use re 'eval'; # needed for (??{}) in the regex
# the (??{}) construct will execute code and consider the result of that
# to be a regex to match on.
my $yyyy_mm_dd = qr/
# any four digit year

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Ovid / lrutest.p6
Last active Jul 24, 2018
Sample LRU cache in Perl 6?
View lrutest.p6
# Turns out this doesn't work because OrderedHash
# is sorted, not ordered
class Cache::LRU {
use OrderedHash;
has %.cache = {} does OrderedHash;
has UInt $.max_size = 20;
method get($key) {
return %.cache{$key};
View gist:a28f15da01f5b69a55779e42e7046766
#!/usr/bin/env perl
# This program constantly prints the time in GCT (Galactic Coordinated Time)
# as used in the MMORPG Tau Station (
# Obviously, we use something a bit more sophisticated than this :)
use strict;
use warnings;
use Time::HiRes 'sleep';
$|++; # unbuffer STDOUT
# vim: filetype=sh
set -e # exit if any command fails
prog=$(basename $0)
branch=$(git rev-parse --abbrev-ref HEAD)
need_to_stash=$(git status --porcelain -uno)
Ovid /
Created Mar 28, 2017
Backup your old, dead LiveJournal entries
#!/usr/bin/env perl
use 5.18.0;
use warnings;
use autodie ":all";
use LWP::UserAgent;
use HTTP::Request::Common;
use HTML::TokeParser::Simple;
my $login_url = '';
Ovid / .perldb
Last active Mar 8, 2019
My debugger file
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package Ovids::Debugger;
# vim: syntax=perl
=head1 NAME
.perldb - Customize your Perl debugger
=head1 USAGE
Ovid /
Last active Jan 6, 2017
Multi-line tweets from the command line
#!/usr/bin/env perl
use Modern::Perl;
use Net::Twitter;
use Config::Tiny;
use File::HomeDir;
use utf8::all;
use Text::Wrap;
use Term::ANSIColor;
use autodie ':all';
Ovid / exercise-rot-reader.go
Created Dec 23, 2016
Rot13 in golang (exercise from tour)
View exercise-rot-reader.go
package main
import (
type rot13Reader struct {
reader io.Reader
Ovid / newton.go
Last active Dec 21, 2016
Newton's methods for calculating the square root in golang
View newton.go
package main
// newton's method for calculating square roots
import (
func Sqrt(x float64) float64 {
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