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    YAPC::Asia 2006 Tokyo video files are online

    Journal written by miyagawa (1653) and posted by davorg on 2006.05.16 4:06   Printer-friendly
    We finally uploaded video recordings in YAPC::Asia 2006 Tokyo to, tagged "yapc". Videocast feed (RSS 2.0) is also available so that you can use with iTunes to download video files adn sync them to video players like iPod.


    News: Parrot 0.4.4 "Feather" Released!

    posted by rafael on 2006.05.15 4:40   Printer-friendly
    leo writes "On behalf of the Parrot team I'm proud to announce another monthly release of Parrot."

    YAPC::Europe::2006 - Conference Website & Wiki

    posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.05.12 13:04   Printer-friendly
    barbie writes "With much fanfare the Birmingham 2006 Organisers are pleased to announce the launch of the official website for YAPC::Europe::2006. "

    This Week on perl5-porters - 1-7 May 2006

    posted by grinder on 2006.05.12 7:35   Printer-friendly
    Let's change perl's internal hash function, shall we?

    Austrian Perl Workshop 2006

    Journal written by domm (4030) and posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.05.10 20:33   Printer-friendly

    The Austrian Perl Workshop 2006 will be at Kapsch CarrierCom / Vienna on 8th and 9th of June. It is organised by

    News: Nordic Perl Workshop registration is open!

    posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.05.09 10:46   Printer-friendly
    Salve J. Nilsen writes "The registration for NPW'06 has opened! The program will be ready soon, but we can already reveal that brian d foy, Gisle Aas, Abigail, Audrey Tang and Jos I. Boumans have said they will come. For the full scoop, please check out the official Call for Registration. Final registration day is May 31st, so don't wait! :)"

    Devon/Cornwall Perl Mongers Tech Talks

    Journal written by TeeJay (2309) and posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.05.08 12:24   Printer-friendly
    I'm pleased to announce the First Devon and Cornwall Perl Mongers Technical Meeting, on the 17th of May at The Waterfront, West Hoe, Plymouth, Devon. It should start about 7pm with Talks starting between 7:15 and 7:30.

    I'll be doing a couple of Talks on a new Scheduler, and Maypole, hopefully we'll have some talks from other local perl mongers and we'll have guests from on their world tour.

    10 Years of The Perl Conference

    Journal written by chromatic (983) and posted by davorg on 2006.05.05 4:06   Printer-friendly

    chromatic writes: Rumor has it that this year's combined OSCON/TPC will be the tenth anniversary of The Perl Conference. O'Reilly would like to do something special to commemorate this event.

    Do you have an interesting story about any TPC you attended? How about a cool photograph or some swag? I'll sift through any submissions and choose the best ones. This is a work project, so send me e-mail to chromatic at oreilly dot com or reply.

    Call for Venue--YAPC::NA::2007

    posted by davorg on 2006.05.05 4:04   Printer-friendly
    cbrandtbuffalo writes "The call for venue for YAPC::NA::2007 is officially out. All the details are available on The Perl Foundation's news site. Start working on those bids!"

    Summer of Code accepting applications

    posted by Robrt on 2006.05.03 11:16   Printer-friendly
    muttley writes "Google's Summer of Code is now accepting applications. There is a list of Perl ideas and more information."

    This Week on perl5-porters - 24-30 April 2006

    posted by grinder on 2006.05.03 8:21   Printer-friendly
    Lots of work consting, compiling and testing perl this week.

    News: Catalyst Project Changes

    posted by davorg on 2006.05.03 2:36   Printer-friendly

    Adam Kennedy has announced some major changes to the Catalyst project team. The largest one is that the project founder, Sebastian Riedel, has left the core development team. He will be working on a new framework called Woodstock.

    Adam's full announcement is available online.

    Perlcast: Jifty

    Journal written by jmcada (5846) and posted by Robrt on 2006.05.03 1:42   Printer-friendly
    The latest interview on Perlcast is with Jesse Vincent about the Jifty web framework that he and a group of other Perl hackers are working on. Jifty takes a stance quite opposite of the Catalyst framework. Listen in to find out why Jesse thinks that less options might be better.

    YAPC::Europe::2006 - The Venue

    posted by KM on 2006.05.02 8:33   Printer-friendly
    barbie writes "Welcome to our fourth official bulletin from the organizers of the 2006 YAPC::Europe Perl Conference in Birmingham.

    Read more about the chosen YAPC::Europe::2006 venue...

    Features: Getting to Know Volity

    posted by jjohn on 2006.05.01 9:05   Printer-friendly
    Recently, I had a chance to talk to the developers behind Volity, an open source P2P gaming platform built with a lot of Perl and Java (yes, the two can play nicely together). The Volity client, Gamut version 0.3.4, was just released. If you are a game developer are looking for a new platform or you are a gamer looking for looking for a more "board game"-like experience, learn what volity can do for you.

    YAPC::NA Early Registration Ending

    Journal written by jmcada (5846) and posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.04.30 22:25   Printer-friendly
    Early registration for YAPC::NA 2006 ends today. Sign up now to get the $85 discounted registration fee and reserve a spot in one of the tutorial session.

    Class::CGI mailing list

    Journal written by Ovid (2709) and posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.04.27 11:59   Printer-friendly
    I have just set up an email list for Class::CGI. If you're interested in using Class::CGI, have design discussions, wish to contribute patches, etc., then please sign up for the list. Development is ongoing and I look forward to having others have a role in the evolution of this module.

    Meeting Announcements: Nordic Perl Workshop 2006 - Call for Papers

    posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.04.27 9:57   Printer-friendly
    larsh writes "The midnight (00:01 UTC) of May 1st deadline for submissions of talks to the Nordic Perl Workshop 2006 is approaching. The workshop will be held in Oslo, Norway, on the 15th and 16th of June, 2006. The main topic of this year's workshop is "Managing Complexity." May Technical Meeting

    Journal written by Mr. Muskrat (4572) and posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.04.26 21:27   Printer-friendly
    The Dallas/Fort Worth Perl Mongers are pleased to announce that brian d foy will presenting at the technical meeting on May 23rd. It will be held at, 1681 Firman Drive, Richardson, TX 75081 and will begin at 6:30 pm. brian will be presenting the chapter entitled "The Magic of Tied Variables" from his upcoming book "Mastering Perl".

    A social will more than likely be held afterwards at a seperate location (to be announced).

    YAPC::NA Schedule

    posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.04.26 13:44   Printer-friendly
    jmcada writes "We've just released the YAPC::NA 2006 schedule on the conference website. This year there will be four rooms of talks going on for the three days of the conference. We are lucky enough to have both Larry Wall and Damian Conway giving keynote addresses. Of course, there will be a lot of Perl 6, Pugs, and Parrot talks, was well as the usual barrage of Perl 5 goodness.

    Some other items of interest that aren't on the schedule include a Perl 6 hack-a-thon immediately following the conference, as well as, open classes taught by Damian Conway, brian d foy, and Randal Schwartz. You can find out more at the YAPC Chicago website.

    See you this summer!"
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