Perl Weekly Challenge - 025

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019| Tags: Perl, Raku


With great pleasure, we announce Lubos Kolouch as the winner of Perl Weekly Challenge - 024. Congratulations Lubos, you should soon hear from Perl Careers about your reward. 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 Perl solutions review of the Perl Weekly Challenge - 023 by Kian-Meng Ang.


Please checkout Raku solutions review of the Perl Weekly Challenge - 023 by Laurent Rosenfeld.

  1. Prime Factor Decomposition

  2. Nth Order Difference Series

Past reviews of Perl6 solutions.

Challenge #010

  1. Roman Numerals

Challenge #012

  1. Euclid Numbers

Challenge #013

  1. Mutually Recursive Subroutines


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.


  1. Mike Accardo, an experienced Perl/Raku hacker.

Check out current team members.


Watch this space for contributions in language other than Perl and Raku.

Task #1

Generate a longest sequence of the following “English Pokemon” names where each name starts with the last letter of previous name.

audino bagon baltoy banette bidoof braviary bronzor carracosta charmeleon cresselia croagunk darmanitan deino emboar emolga exeggcute gabite girafarig gulpin haxorus heatmor heatran ivysaur jellicent jumpluff kangaskhan kricketune landorus ledyba loudred lumineon lunatone machamp magnezone mamoswine nosepass petilil pidgeotto pikachu pinsir poliwrath poochyena porygon2 porygonz registeel relicanth remoraid rufflet sableye scolipede scrafty seaking sealeo silcoon simisear snivy snorlax spoink starly tirtouga trapinch treecko tyrogue vigoroth vulpix wailord wartortle whismur wingull yamask

The above names borrowed from wiki page.

Task #2

Create script to implement Chaocipher. Please checkout wiki page for more information.

Task #3

We decided to put the optional API task on hold for the time being, while we are working on the format.

Last date to submit the solution 23:59 (UK Time) Sunday 15th September 2019.


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