At this year’s London Perl Workshop we decided to trial a new element. The event, as I am sure you are aware and has been mentioned many times elsewhere, is a free t attend affair. We often provide a whole package of free things, workshops, tutorials, attendance, coffee, cakes, evening buffet and a tipple or three. As such we only require you to pay with your participation and perhaps provide a little enjoyment to the mix.
Posts Tagged ‘Ironman’
27 Nov 2012 at 22:32
It is that time of year again when the London Perl Workshop, the United Kingdom Perl Workshop, is just a few days away and all that my mind can focus on is the event and whether I can pull off a success once again. Well, I say ‘I’ in a rather immodest fashion. It is [...]
The Search for Sponsors It was my pleasure to announce last week that Ian Norton and I will be hosting the 2013 Perl Quality Assurance Hackathon in the North West of England. It is similarly my pleasure to relate that our very first sponsors are signed up. Each year the outgoing organising team donate any [...]
04 Nov 2012 at 10:09
Once again we will be attempting to participate in the Google Code-In (http://www.google-melange.com/gci/homepage/google/gci2012) on behalf of the Perl Foundation with the support of the Perl Community. As last year the principal organiser will be Paul Johnson accompanied by Florian Ragwitz, Wesley Johnson and Mark Keating. We are looking for the whole community to help contribute [...]
Next year’s Quality Assurance Hackathon was originally intended to be held in the Roman town of Londinium on the banks of the River Thames in the south-eastern nub of the Kingdom of England. However, due to complications arising from the collision between a condom and a time machine(1) the event will now be held elsewhere [...]
The Perl Foundation is pleased to be working with and promoting Kevin Carillo’s research into newcomer experience and contributor behavior in Perl and other FOSS communities. You also can help by taking the time to fill out this survey. Kevin is a PhD candidate in the School of Information Management at Victoria University of Wellington. [...]
Next saturday, 22nd September 2012, the North West England Perl Mongers will be holding their third Hack Day of 2012.
New Committee Members As announced on the front page of the Perl Foundation, and my pleasure to repeat here, the Perl Foundation Marketing Committee has three new members in the form of: Torsten ‘Getty’ Raudssus Jess ‘Castaway’ Robinson Ian ‘IDN’ Norton This is part of a continuing move to further the goals and aims of [...]
27 Aug 2012 at 13:02
As noted on the Shadowcat News Page over the previous weekend Shadowcat Systems has become the first company to pledge support for CPAN Testers and to make a monthly contribution to the initiative using the signup page on the Enlightened Perl site. Committing to Long Term Support What do I mean by long term pledge [...]