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 […]

YAPC::Europe Report

It’s nearly three weeks since I got back from Riga. I should probably tell you a bit about what I did. I flew over on Saturday and on Sunday I gave my “Introduction to Modern Perl” talk. There were nine people on the course and they all seemed to find it useful. The conference itself […]

YAPC::Europe Preview

Earlier this year I met Josette Garcia at OpenTech and she told me about her new blog Josetteorama. She asked me if I’d like to contribute a few articles about Perl to the site. I agreed and then promptly forgot about it for a couple of months. But I remembered my promise a week or […]

Training in Riga

YAPC Europe is getting closer. We’ll all be heading off to Riga in about six weeks. As has become traditional, there are a number of training courses being held both before and after the conference. This includes my Introduction to Modern Perl course on Sunday 15th August. The course is a one-day overview of many […]