Training Debrief

During the second week of February, I ran my (approximately) annual public Perl training courses in association with FlossUK. Things were organised slightly differently this year. Previously we’ve r

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  • Posted by Dave Cross
  • 28 February, 2016
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The Joy of Prefetch

If you heard me speak at YAPC or you’ve had any kind of conversation with me over the last few weeks then it’s likely you’ve heard me mention the secret project that I’ve been writing for my w

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  • Posted by Dave Cross
  • 20 September, 2015
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DBIC Training in Granada

It’s been a while since I’ve run a training course alongside a YAPC. By my calculations, the last time was Riga in 2011. But I’ve been talking to the organisers of this year’s conference and w

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DBIC vs DBI

Three times in the last few months I’ve had the “DBIC or raw DBI” discussion. People have told me that they don’t use DBIC because raw DBI is better. And each time, the person promoting DBI in

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  • Posted by Dave Cross
  • 21 October, 2012
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Modern Perl in Linux Format

A couple of times, I’ve complained here about the standard of Perl articles in the British magazine Linux Format. Following the second of those articles I got into a discussion with Graham Morrison,

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  • Posted by Dave Cross
  • 15 October, 2011
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