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Monday January 29, 2007
12:11 PM

Plat-forms: journal of the Geneva team

The journal of what happened within the Geneva team during the plat-forms contest is published at
Saturday January 27, 2007
05:50 AM

Plat-forms: it's over

Nice to be home, after a good night of sleep ... but my head is still partly in Nuremberg, thinking of what went well (quite a lot of things), and what could have been better (a couple of lessons learned). I'll post about those thoughts a bit later ... for the moment, I am trying to focus on the next thing to do, namely refreshing the voice and remembering all my texts for singing Rossini, Schubert and Spohr tonight. So I'm not yet over with stress !

Platforms was a very nice experience, and the given task was quite interesting. For a while we thought we could do it all (over-ambitious as usual!) ... but then a couple of unexpected problems rose and we lost too much time to finish properly : how frustrating !

Thanks again to the organisers for the excellent preparation.

Wednesday January 24, 2007
01:01 PM

Plat-forms: ready to start, met other Perl teams

OK, so finally there we are in Nuremberg, ready for the development contest starting tomorrow. It took us quite a long time to get there because of the snow in Europe.

We met the other Perl teams : it will be a nice panel of technologies :

we are all eager to hear what the theme will be!

Tuesday January 23, 2007
08:57 AM

Plat-forms web development contest starting tomorrow

Flying tomorrow to Nuremberg for the web development platform contest ( We have 30 hours for developing a web application from some requirements that we will receive at the beginning of the contest.

The organisers expected many platforms like Ruby on Rails, .Net, Python .... in the end, there will be only Java, PHP and Perl. For each platform, 3 teams are in the run.

We (the Geneva team) hope that this will be an obvious proof to the world that Perl is well alive ... of course if we don't mess it up at the contest !

For those who would like to follow what is happening, stay in tune at the blog