larsen's Journal http://use.perl.org/~larsen/journal/ larsen's use Perl Journal en-us use Perl; is Copyright 1998-2006, Chris Nandor. Stories, comments, journals, and other submissions posted on use Perl; are Copyright their respective owners. 2012-01-25T02:20:31+00:00 pudge pudge@perl.org Technology hourly 1 1970-01-01T00:00+00:00 larsen's Journal http://use.perl.org/images/topics/useperl.gif http://use.perl.org/~larsen/journal/ First Firenze.pm Technical meeting http://use.perl.org/~larsen/journal/30876?from=rss Thursday the 28th. of September, Firenze Perl Mongers are having a technical meeting, hosted by<br> <br>Dada Spa <br> Viale Giovine Italia, 17<br> Firenze<br> Italy<br> <br> We're going to have lighting-talks on the following topics: <ul> <li>IPW2006 debriefing: how it went, and specially why you shouldn't miss the next one</li><li>Perl::Tags</li><li>Test-driven programming</li></ul><p> There's still room for new talks, so we encourage you to submit a proposal. If you want to have details, or to submit a proposal for a lighting talk, visit <a href="http://firenze.pm.org/">http://firenze.pm.org</a> or contact Stefano Rodighiero (stefano.rodighiero@gmail.com).</p> larsen 2006-09-04T12:16:12+00:00 groups IPW2005 Acts online http://use.perl.org/~larsen/journal/25701?from=rss I'm finishing the process of putting online <a href="http://www.perl.it/documenti/talks/ipw/2005/">the acts of the second Italian Perl Workshop</a>. There's some stuff in English, also. Cheers for that! larsen 2005-07-14T09:41:57+00:00 groups Moving http://use.perl.org/~larsen/journal/13990?from=rss Not that I was a prolific author of journals here, but I decided to try to maintain a personal blog. There's some evidence I'm not the blogger-type, though. <br> <br> Anyway, in case you were among my fans (!), you're probably interested in <a href="http://larsen.perlmonk.org/blog">Surely you're joking, Mr. Larsen!</a>. You'll discover I'm not in the "customize Movable Type"-part of the blog experience, yet<nobr> <wbr></nobr>;) larsen 2003-08-08T08:16:50+00:00 journal D.Film Moviemaker http://use.perl.org/~larsen/journal/9295?from=rss <a href="http://www.dfilm.com/index_moviemaker.html">Funny<nobr> <wbr></nobr>:)</a> larsen 2002-12-05T20:41:22+00:00 journal perlmongers.it (reprise) http://use.perl.org/~larsen/journal/9135?from=rss Finally we managed to bring www.perlmongers.it up again. Not much content, but some (IMO good) ideas about graphic layout and future development.<br> The Linux Day (a "distributed" italian Linux event) took place last saturday. I spent some time talking about Perl with two or three guys; the situation is quite sad. I'm with gnat about <a href="http://prometheus.frii.com/~gnat/yapc/2000-advocacy/">being advocates and not assholes</a>: I'd just like that people could choose between development languages knowing them, and not following hype. But I think the set I measured was not significative. larsen 2002-11-25T14:52:33+00:00 journal ASCIIMoviePlayerSample http://use.perl.org/~larsen/journal/8560?from=rss Neat. <a href="http://developer.apple.com/samplecode/Sample_Code/QuickTime/Goodies/ASCIIMoviePlayerSample.htm">ASCIIMoviePlayerSample</a> larsen 2002-10-24T13:32:04+00:00 journal You know that is Friday... http://use.perl.org/~larsen/journal/6858?from=rss ...when, at work, you type <tt>pub</tt> instead of <tt>put</tt> using <tt>ncftp</tt><nobr> <wbr></nobr>:) larsen 2002-08-02T08:15:20+00:00 journal perlmongers.it http://use.perl.org/~larsen/journal/6510?from=rss It's a lot of time that Nordest.pm's site is down. Not that you were supposed to notice it (mostly, it hosted a weblog with contents in italian). <p> The problems started just after switching to a new provider. We spent a period waiting (and hoping) that our provider could manage to solve his problems, but now we're going to move another time. <i>I'm disappointed</i>. I hope we'll soon be able to bring www.perlmongers.it up again.</p> larsen 2002-07-21T12:32:54+00:00 journal Second Nordest.pm meeting http://use.perl.org/~larsen/journal/4973?from=rss Saturday, May 5th, second <a href="http://www.perlmongers.it/">Nordest.pm</a> meeting has been held. We met in Venice, one of the most famous italian city (you know, the city where there's water instead of asphalt, and, instead of cars, there are boats). <p> A note of interest was the presence of Mattia Barbon, wxPerl's author, who explained me his ideas about how to compile wxPerl under the MacOS X architecture. </p><p> You can see some picture <a href="http://www.perlmongers.it/meetings/">here</a>.</p> larsen 2002-05-16T19:19:08+00:00 journal Bad news, good news http://use.perl.org/~larsen/journal/3519?from=rss <p>First, bad news. <a href="http://wxperl.sourceforge.org/">wxPerl</a> 0.10 compiles on MacOSX, but it doesn't work. Here some of the output during the test phase:</p><p> <tt>t/1_load............ClassInfo initialization failed 'wxProcess' at<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/System/Library/Perl/darwin/DynaLoader.pm line 200. Compilation failed in require at t/1_load.t line 6. </tt> <br> <tt>BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at t/1_load.t line 6.</tt> </p><p>By the way, this can't really be considered "news": it's well known by wxPerl users.</p><p> Now, good news (for me, at least). I posted on Perlmonks a link to <a href="http://larsen.perlmonk.org/perl/mozart.html">some stuff</a> I wrote about Perl, music and creativity. I had good feedback. I hope the same could happen here. </p> larsen 2002-03-14T19:27:59+00:00 journal New PM group http://use.perl.org/~larsen/journal/2816?from=rss On Saturday 9, I attended my very first PerlMongers meeting. Actually, it was the first meeting for a brand new group, <a href="http://www.perlmongers.it/">Nordest.pm</a>. <br> Nordest.pm collects mongers from Veneto, Trentino Alto-Adige and Friuli-Venezia Giulia, but geographical boundaries are intentionally vague, in order to encourage partecipation. Anyway, due to flu and other problems, we were only 5. <br> I've always thought that one reason that makes Perl "cute more than the others", is its smart community of developers. Now that I've met some of them, I'm even more persuaded of that. <br> What are our intents? I could resume them in a motto: <i>Not to be a province in the Republic of Perl</i> larsen 2002-02-12T18:09:31+00:00 journal