check_gmail

I'ts amazing what you can whip up in just 15 minutes using CPAN (including reading the documentation). #!/usr/bin/env perl use warnings; use strict; =head1 INTRODUCTION Checks if there are new unread messages in your GMail Inbox. =head1 USAGE $ perl check_gmail.pl 1 Swaroop C H Looks like check_gmail.pl works =cut ############## Configuration ############## # Change … Continue reading check_gmail

Running

Today, I achieved 34 km. Yeah, my stamina has improved. Here's some of the "running gyaan" I've collected over the past few months: Learn to listen to your body Learn to distinguish between feeling tired or just feeling fatigue, feeling the need for water and the need to take rest. I attribute a part of … Continue reading Running

map(’perl’, ‘india’)

From the latest Perl.com newsletter* : Did you know that the country with the second-largest number of Perl.com readers is India? That's right! Greetings to everyone on the subcontinent; tell your friends about us. It's ironic that an O'Reilly site's newsletter is not archived anywhere on the web.

Ubuntu

After reading about Mark Pilgrim's famous switch from Mac OS X to Ubuntu along with his list of must-use stuff, I installed Ubuntu Linux on my system (and removed Fedora Linux in the process...) First impressions: It is fast. Here's where I say "Bye Bye Fedora". Firefox runs smoothly whereas it used to crawl and … Continue reading Ubuntu