YAPC Europe Approaches

This time next week YAPC Europe will have started and many of us will be enjoying ourselves in Kiev. The organisers published the schedule over the weekend and it looks like it’s going to be a great conference. I spent some time trying to work out which talks I want to see and I’ve written […]

LPW Schedule

(You wait weeks for a blog post and then two come along practically together. But this is just another short one.) It’s the London Perl Workshop on Saturday. The schedule for the day was published some time ago and it’s as diverse and interesting as it always is. If you look closely at the schedule, each talk […]

London Perl Workshop

Today, the initial list of talks for this year’s London Perl Workshop was announced. Looks like I’ll be giving three talks of various lengths. And of various levels of seriousness. Introduction to OO Perl with Moose‎ (two hours) Twenty Five Years of Perl in Twenty Five (ish) Minutes (twenty minutes) Matt’s PSGI Archive (lightning talk) […]

A Brief History of the LPW

In his opening remarks on Saturday, Mark Keating suggested that we might be at the tenth London Perl Workshop. That seemed unlikely to me, so I’ve done a little research. And it seems that I was right. The first LPW was in 2004, which makes this year’s the eighth. In a way, I’m happy that […]