Posts Tagged ‘The Perl Foundation’

Google Code In 2012

Once again we will be attempting to participate in the Google Code-In ( 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 [...]

Support a Research Project

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. [...]

More Meat to Market

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 [...]

Long Live CPAN Testers

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 [...]

Oslo Perl Mongers Rock

So I tweeted this message during the journey home from Frankfurt (and the wonder that was this year’s YAPC::Europe::2012) yesterday, and I couldn’t have been more sincere. OSLO PERL MONGERS ROCK So what prompted this outburst? Send-A-Newbie Funds One of the messages I gave during my Lightning Talk on Announcements at YAPC Europe this year [...]

Send-A-Newbie 2012

It is my enormous pleasure to announce the awardees for the 2012 Send-A-Newbie initiative. This year we have three applicants who were successful and they all come from across the Europe and beyond.[1] The attendees have all ensured that without the financial assistance of the EPO they would not be able to attend the event [...]

GSoC – Update and Flyers

Introduction As I mentioned in the last post on this subject the Perl Foundation will attempt to be a participating organisation in this year’s Google Summer of Code and is seeking your help. We are using the Enlightened Perl Organisation‘s MojoMojo blog, there is already a Perl and GSoC main page for this year’s participation [...]

GSoC 2012

Announcements On Saturday 4th February Google confirmed that they would be running the Google Summer of Code for the 8th year and once again the Perl Foundation will attempt to be a participating organisation and is seeking your help. Call for Ideas Once again we will be using the Enlightened Perl Organisation‘s MojoMojo blog to [...]

EPO Site Redesign

If you haven’t heard already allow me to share with you the fact that the Enlightened Perl Organisation website has had a redesign. The site had a previous design from circa July 2008 which was done at the time as a JFDI placeholder look while awaiting a new design, unfortunately that weekend effort lasted for [...]

Google Code-in – Fit the Third

(Please note that the figures used in this article are from 12:00 UTC on Tuesday 27th December and they are pulled from a download of data from the Melange interface, the absolute accuracy is dependent on the people providing the data (very good IME) but will, therefore, not reflect the exact situation at the time [...]