Posts Tagged ‘Mark Keating’

Perl Quality Assurance Hackathon 2013

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 [...] Virtual HackDay #3

Next saturday, 22nd September 2012, the North West England Perl Mongers will be holding their third Hack Day of 2012.

PRS2012 – Perl5-Perl6 Reunification Summit

Of Crockery and Hard Surfaces Between Friday 17th August and Sunday 19th August 2012 we held the first ever Perl Reunification Summit in the town of Perl just inside the border of Germany near to the borders of France and Luxembourg. The summit was an invite-only event and was the brainchild of Liz and Wendy [...]


A great idea… At YAPC::NA::2012 brian d foy came up with an interesting idea. He said why don’t a few of the more well known of the Perl community, Perl celebrities if you wish to use the term, place their names on a board and allow up to four guests to go to lunch with [...]

London Perl Workshop 2012

Announcements and proclamations London Perl WorkshopPromote your Page too If you have been folowing my Twitter feed (use the #lpw2012 tag) or are on any of the mailing lists or follow the LPW Facebook page, you will already know that the first call for the London Perl Workshop went out this week announcing the date [...]

Advertise Further

Refreshing the Perl AdServer I would like to encourage the further development of the Perl Ad Server. For those of you who don’t know what this is, it is an initiative by Gabor Szabo to bring community elements to a broader audience by a series of links that can be displayed on a website and [...]

A Qualitative Regard

The Event is on This weekend sees the QA Hackathon take place in Paris. The delegates will gather, converse, hack and generally further the field of Quality Assurance in Perl and its many libraries. Already I have seen the chatter and plans as they begin to assemble and combine their objectives and itineraries. Since I [...]

Perl ‘Local’ Community Calendar

Last week there was a small discussion on Twitter about the Perl Review Community Calendar about adding events to this resource, thankfully brian d foy has made it a trivial matter to commit to this resource and you can get a commit bit from him or Renée Bäcker to do this. During the discussion we [...]

Hack Day #1

A Hack Attack Next saturday, 24th March 2012, the North West England Perl Mongers will be holding their first Hack Day of 2012. For the previous three years we have held hackdays as an annual event to create a local community day for fun and hacking on open source and community projects. it was decided [...]

An Almost Perfect Present

Damian Speaks If you have never heard of Damian Conway then allow me to introduce you to him(1). Damian Conway is a world-class trainer, speaker and presenter, he is also a programmer, author and educator. It is true that he is well renowned in the realms of Perl where he has been a contributor to, [...]