Chasing Rakudo bugs with Sparrow

Since I announced a RICH – Rakudo Issues Confirmation Helper, I’ve been playing a lot with an automation of test cases for known Rakudo bugs. One thing I’ve found really interesting in this journey is how Sparrow could be a good fit to express issues through automation scenarios. While I am not pretending on substitutingContinue reading “Chasing Rakudo bugs with Sparrow”

RakuPlay introduction

I’ve recently launched an experimental service called RakuPlay. It allows users to run Raku code snippets against different version of Rakudos including Rakudo developers SHA commits. It also supports automatic Raku modules installation using Rakufile syntax. A common user page looks like that: Rakudo developer page allows to run a code against certain Rakudo commits:Continue reading “RakuPlay introduction”

RakuOps. Issue Number 2.

“RakuOps series – an attempt to show people who write on Raku how to use the language in daily DevOps tasks – automation, configuration management, Docker containers and so on“ It’s been two weeks I’ve been playing with Sparrowdo – an automation tool written on Raku and based on Sparrow automation framework. Now it’s aContinue reading “RakuOps. Issue Number 2.”

Managing External Raku Dependencies using Sparrow

A few days ago several discussions have been launched where people try to deal with managing none Raku / native dependencies for Raku modules. While a solution is far from being found or at least is complete here is my, Sparrow take on the problem. Raku-native-deps Raku-native-deps is a Sparrow plugin to parse META6.json fileContinue reading “Managing External Raku Dependencies using Sparrow”

RakuDist – Dead Easy Way to Test Raku Cli Applications

Nowadays many Raku modules authors ship cli tools as a part of their Raku modules distributions.RakuDist provides a dead easy way to test those scripts. The benefit, it takes a minimal coding andfully integrated into RakuDist service. Cli application example Say, we have a script.raku shipped as a part of a Raku module. $ catContinue reading “RakuDist – Dead Easy Way to Test Raku Cli Applications”