So I've moved all the content to perl-qa.hexten.net and set it up so that only registered users may edit. It's a shame to have to restrict access in that way; certainly we'll get fewer drive-by contributions as a result. On balance it's better than the message that a spam-riddled quality (quality!) wiki sends I think.
Please update bookmarks / links accordingly.
You can get more details (and can sign up) at http://london.pm.org/teach-in/.
I'll be running the training, so I'll be happy to answer any questions, but note that this is _not_ a course for beginners. You'll need to already understand things like references and writing modules in order for the course to be worthwhile.
Update: Registration is now closed. We sold out in 48 hours. I guess it's true what they say - Perl really is dead :-)
"The current pugs implementation is just translating to the old form underneath, so it's not surprising it's a bit off. That's the sort of thing that happens when the language designer gives the language implementor whiplash. However, I rather suspect the interpersonal metaphorical meaning was lost on the physicist/comic who decided that the 3rd derivative of position should be called 'jerk'. :)"
-- Larry Wall, in 'What should file test operators return?'
We're pleased to announce that we've selected Phil Crow as the recipient of the second Perl 6 microgrant. Phil is the hacker behind the Java::Swing module which allows Perl programmers to put a Java Swing GUI on their application without writing any Java and he'll be using this knowledge to convert Java declarations to Perl 6. You can find details of the project he's planning in the text of his grant application: