What's new on CPAN - June 2017

Welcome to “What’s new on CPAN”, a curated look at last month’s new CPAN uploads for your reading and programming pleasure. The Perl Conference NA was held in June and the talks are on YouTube. Enjoy!

APIs & Apps

Config & Devops


  • List::Flat provides functions to flatten array references
  • List::Haystack an immutable list utility to find elements
  • Data::Dx can dump data structures with name and point-of-origin
  • Hash::GuavaRing get consistent ring hashing using guava hash (explained here

Development & Version Control


  • Perl Interface to HIDAPI with Device::HID
  • Interface to the I2C bus on the Raspberry Pi using RPi::I2C


  • Rdirect Printer::ESCPOS output to a PDF file instead of a printer with Printer::ESCPOS::PDF
  • SPVM Fast calculation, GC, static typing, VM with perlish syntax

Science & Mathematics



David Farrell

David is the founder and editor of PerlTricks.com. An organizer of the New York Perl Meetup, he works for ZipRecruiter as a software developer.

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