Perl Weekly Challenge - 031

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019| Tags: Perl, Raku


With great pleasure, we announce Kevin Colyer** as the winner of “Perl Weekly Challenge - 030”**. Congratulations Kevin, 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 “Perl Weekly Challenge - 030”.


Please checkout Perl** solutions review of the “Perl Weekly Challenge - 029”** by Kian-Meng Ang.

If you missed any past reviews then please checkout the collection.


Please checkout Raku** solutions review of the “Perl Weekly Challenge - 029”** by Laurent Rosenfeld.

Laurent** also reviewd Task #2** of “Perl Weekly Challenge - 006”, you can now checkout the review

If you missed any past reviews then please checkout the collection.


Please take a look at the charts showing interesting data.

I would like to thank every member of the team for their valuable suggestions. Please do share your experience with us.


  1. Darren Bottin, JAPH from Wellington, New Zealand. Started with Perl, circa 2005.

  2. Vyacheslav Volgarev, a student from Russia.

  3. Tester R59, a student from Russia.

  4. Izifresh, a student from Russia.

  5. Stevelana Nesterova, a student from Russia.

  6. Creewick, a student from Russia.

  7. Leoltron, a student from Russia.

  8. Anton Fedotov, a student from Russia.

  9. Aaron Rowe, joined the team straight after my talk at London Perl Workshop 2019.

Check out current team members.


Ulrich Rieke has contributed solutions in Haskell for the first time. You must take a look Task #1 and Task #2.

Also please share your creative solutions in other languages.

Task #1

Create a function to check divide by zero error without checking if the denominator is zero.

Task #2

Create a script to demonstrate creating dynamic variable name, assign a value to the variable and finally print the variable. The variable name would be passed as command line argument.

Last date to submit the solution 23:59 (UK Time) Sunday 27th October 2019.


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

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