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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I'm just curious what you actually want to see. As far as I can work out there's Damian's "Perl Best Practices" talk, which could be interesting and Autrijus' "Perl and I18n" talk which I'm slightly interested (but not if it's just going to teach me how to use utf8, as, well, I've given talks on that myself.)

    I plan to catch Abigail's talk at YAPC::Europe (I missed it in YAPC::NA), and I've seen Jos' before and listened to Damian talk about Perl 6. I don't need to hear Leon talk about debugging (I've hacked on that codebase myself) or learn the basics of DBI. Which leaves the Lightning talks and FIFFS.

    Is there some other good stuff worth the entry fee in the other tracks?

    • Just to clarify: you won't have heard the particular Perl 6 talk I'm giving (with Larry) at EuroOSCON.

      We'll be talking about 60 features of Perl 6 that were only designed in the last 12 months, including strictures and warnings; yadae yadae yadae; string interpolation blocks; string adverbs; the new heredoc syntax; the .subst, .match, and .trans methods; new range operators and adverbs; the new string list syntax; key lists; the operator formerly known as "diamond"; autochomping; operator precedence; redu

    • It does look a bit wan....the american price but without the american array of talks and such. The lineup is way too fluffy for where I work to get them to pony up the wad of cash....pity there isn't the 'pub track' ticket as with apachecon where you can get in to see the keynotes and the exhibits.