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”

Rakudist.raku.org Beta Testing Starts

Thanks to Raku community’s members @AlexDaniel and @rba who supported the idea of bringing RakuDist to community infrastructure, so long story short: https://rakudist.raku.org is available! Check the service out to test your Raku distribution against various versions of Rakudo. Ubuntu and Debian OS are available. The service is in beta stage, feel free to postContinue reading “Rakudist.raku.org Beta Testing Starts”

RakuDist Update. Long Queue Short.

Hello! RakuDist is a service that enables Raku module authors to test theirs distribution across different Rakudo and OS versions. A lot of things have happened to the project recently. I am to busy to write all the details, but to make a long story short, there are two important facts. RakuDist has got aContinue reading “RakuDist Update. Long Queue Short.”