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    This Week on perl5-porters - 15-21 May 2006

    posted by grinder on 2006.05.26 4:19   Printer-friendly
    "Obviously, that's not supposed to happen. And just to make matters worse, it's deleted all the evidence" -- Andy Dougherty

    Summer of Code 2006 Projects

    posted by Robrt on 2006.05.25 22:48   Printer-friendly
    Robrt writes "We're extremely excited to announce that we have 5 projects for Google's Summer of Code this year. You'll find the latest updates and details here."

    Perlcast Interviews JT Smith about WebGUI

    posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.05.25 9:19   Printer-friendly
    jmcada writes "Perlcast is back with an interview with JT Smith of Plain Black. JT is the creator of WebGUI, a development kit that has morphed into a hybrid content management system, an intranet suite, and web application development framework. This month Plain Black anticipates the release of a new major version of WebGUI. Listen in to hear about this framework that has quietly been used to run thousands of sites across the internet for the last five years."

    YAPC::NA Lightning Talk Call for Proposals

    posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.05.25 2:25   Printer-friendly
    jmcada writes "The call for Lightning Talks for YAPC::NA 2006 is officially open. The Lightning Talks will be held Wednesday June 28th at 1:30pm. Sixteen talks of five minutes each will be presented and one of them could be yours. Submit your proposal today. Be sure to get those proposals in by June 14th for consideration. To learn more go to the wiki page for LightningTalks." tech meeting #3

    Journal written by cog (4665) and posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.05.25 2:23   Printer-friendly will host another tech meeting on Thursday, June 8th, starting at 21:30.

    Talks (in Portuguese):

    • Perl Meta-programming (Nelson Ferraz)
    • Inline::C - Let's Go Native (Miguel Duarte)
    • - New Game (José Castro)

    The meeting will take place at the Estradas de Portugal facilities. Please ask for directions on the group mailing list :-)

    The Perl Review, Summer 2006 (Special YAPC Chicago Edition)

    Journal written by brian_d_foy (44) and posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.05.19 20:45   Printer-friendly
    The Summer 2006 issue of The Perl Review comes out June 1. Check your email for your renewal notice if you're at the end of your subscription!

    This issue is a special edition for YAPC::NA Chicago sponsored by LiveText (anyone need a job? They're hiring :), and featuring on the front cover a photo collage of the Chicago skyline created by Eric Maki and Daniel Allen using freely usable images from Flickr and GD. Too bad I can't show you pictures on use.Perl. It's really a wonderful cover, and after reading their article you'll be able to make your own.

    • Perl::Critic -- Josh McAdams
    • GUI Development with wxGlade -- Johan Vromans
    • Programming Parrot -- Alberto Simões
    • Photo Collages with Perl -- Eric Maki and Daniel Allen
    • Peter Scott's review of Perl Hacks
    • Community news, views, and more...

    News: Five Apress Perl eBooks for $50 until May 31

    posted by brian_d_foy on 2006.05.18 1:17   Printer-friendly
    brian_d_foy writes "Apress is running a hell of a deal: buy a bundle of five of their Perl eBooks for $50. This bundle includes (without substitutions) Beginning Perl Web Development, Pro Perl, Pro Perl Parsing, Regular Expression Recipes, and Perl 6 Now. The deal is good until the end of May."

    This Week on perl5-porters - 8-14 May 2006

    posted by grinder on 2006.05.17 15:05   Printer-friendly
    "Trust me on this one; I spent three years trying to kill v-strings and all I managed to do was to defang them in the more recent 5.8.x series." -- John Peacock

    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.

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