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”

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.”

Testing Command Line Applications using Tomty and RakuDist

So you have a command line application written on Raku and shipped as a Raku module to an end user. You’re quite happy with unit tests get run as a part of  zef install process. But say, you need something  extra. For example, some post deployment tests that check your tool runs properly on aContinue reading “Testing Command Line Applications using Tomty and RakuDist”