Perl Weekly Challenge - 019

Sunday, Jul 28, 2019| Tags: Perl, Raku


Let me announce the winner of Perl Weekly Challenge - 018 and the name is E. Choroba. Many congratulations Choroba, you should soon hear from Perl Careers about your reward. Please do let us know how you feel about it. For rest of the participants, I would say Good Luck for next time. Keep sending in your solutions and share your knowledge with each other.


Here is the recap of last week challenge.


Please checkout the Perl Weekly Challenge - 017 review by Kian-Meng Ang.


Please take a look at the charts showing interesting data.

I would like to thank everyone for their valuable suggestions. Please do share your experience with us. Good luck for the weekly challenge and enjoy.


Mark Anderson, a recreational programmer who loves Perl, from Denver, CO. Check out current team members.


Orestis Zekai working as a Software Engineer. He is fluent in Python. He joined the team as guest contributor.

Task #1

Write a script to display months from the year 1900 to 2019 where you find 5 weekends i.e. 5 Friday, 5 Saturday and 5 Sunday.

Task #2

Write a script that can wrap the given paragraph at a specified column using the greedy algorithm.

Task #3

Write a script to use NYT Books API. You can get API key here. For more information about API, please visit page. The API task is optional but we would love to see your solution.

Last date to submit the solution 23:59 (UK Time) Sunday 4th August 2019.


If you have any suggestions or ideas then please do share with us.

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