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  Journal: DC Perl Mongers Rakudo Star Pizza Party Meeting on 2010.09.03 19:50

Journal by awwaiid on 2010.09.03 19:50
User Journal

We're starting our usual monthly DC Perl Mongers meeting a bit early this Tuesday (September 7th) to have a little pizza and celebrate Rakudo-Star! Arrive at 6:30pm at the Starbucks at 18th and K Street NW (call me, Brock, if you miss us and need to be let in, number on the website) if you want food. But feel free to wander in any time thereafter, we usually stay as late as 10:00pm. We'll swoop down and look for people at the normal 7:30pm time too

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  Comment: mass-wrapping (Score 1) on 2010.05.09 16:13

by awwaiid on 2010.05.09 16:13 (#71975)
Attached to: Stop the debugger when a test fails

Thanks, this is a nicely commented way of doing mass-wrapping of stuff. I'll have to keep it in mind for other Evil Things to do...

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  Comment: A! (Score 1) on 2010.02.01 23:41

by awwaiid on 2010.02.01 23:41 (#71610)
Attached to: The return of perl5i!

I like option A. Because maybe I have some other top-level perl wrapper, so just having the wrapper doesn't make me feel all warm and fuzzy like. :)

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  Comment: fun! (Score 1) on 2010.01.11 12:19

My favorite sort of fun! Crazyness :)

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  Comment: Thanks (Score 1) on 2009.09.14 10:19

by awwaiid on 2009.09.14 10:19 (#70582)
Attached to: POE Supports Other Event Loops, Really

Thanks for this example, I find it clarifies the run-loop conflict (or lack thereof) quite clearly.

--Brock

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  Comment: Re:Commenting vs posting response (Score 1) on 2009.09.03 21:23

by awwaiid on 2009.09.03 21:23 (#70485)
Attached to: The lack of comments in Iron Man

Sounds like we need to get linkback's going (where oh where did 2003 go?) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linkback

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  Comment: Small Device Issue (Score 1) on 2009.02.12 11:28

by awwaiid on 2009.02.12 11:28 (#67328)
Attached to: Why is CPAN.pm such a pig?

I ran into this as a problem when using CPAN on my openmoko (Debian), which has only 128mb of ram. It only seemed to be a problem the first time I ran cpan, after that it seems better.

But for that first time I had to shut down everything (X-Windows, phone services, etc) to get it working.

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  Comment: HtmlUnit (Score 1) on 2009.01.04 1:17

by awwaiid on 2009.01.04 1:17 (#66720)
Attached to: A new way to test (to me?)

I recently wrapped the java HtmlUnit library in Perl (see CPAN) -- it is kinda like WWW::Mechanize except with a fairly functional javascript engine. I don't know if it'll run the YUITest framework, but it might be worth a try. I hope to also wrap the Mechanize API and eventually have Test::WWW::Mechanize::HtmlUnit or similar.

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  Comment: Continuity! (Score 1) on 2008.12.14 15:43

by awwaiid on 2008.12.14 15:43 (#66472)
Attached to: Perl webapp frameworks: what to explore?

If you're allowed to build things a bit from the ground up, you should play with Continuity. I've found it to be fantastic for almost direct ports from command line to web interfaces.

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  DC Perl Mongers Febuary 5th Meeting on 2008.01.30 10:31 Brock Wilcox

Submitted by awwaiid on 2008.01.30 10:31
User Groups
We are having our first DC Perl Monger meeting of 2008! To kick off the year we'll present a beginner-level introduction to regular expressions titled "An Introduction to Perl Regular Expressions for Basic Practical Use" or "Munge It! 101".

Advanced users are welcome to attend and kibitz too, of course! There will be some discussion of new regex features in Perl 5.10.

Meetings of DC Perl Mongers are held at American Geophysical Union, 2000 Florida Avenue, NW, at 7:30 PM, a few blocks north of Dupont Circle. Further information can be found on the DC Perl Monger website, http://dc.pm.org/
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