YAPC::Europe 2012

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  • Posted YAPC::Europe 2012 proceedings are online to YAPC::Europe 2012

    Our paper version of the proceedings was a success. it or your colleagues prefer an electronic version, we have the PDF version of the proceedings now online at


  • Posted YAPC::EU 2012 - an organizers' view - Day 1 to YAPC::Europe 2012

    The day at the venue began at 7 a.m. and it was already very hot at that time. We did the final preparations at the registration desk and we made coffee. Then a lot of stuff was delivered: water, apple spritzer. We opened the doors at 9:30 a.m. and about 350 people came to the registration desk.…

  • Posted YAPC::EU 2012 - an organizers' view - Day 0 to YAPC::Europe 2012

    We read on Twitter etc. that many attendees were on their way to

  • Posted Getting to the Venue to YAPC::Europe 2012
  • Posted The Conference T-Shirts to YAPC::Europe 2012

    The T-Shirts have finally arrived. Weirdly, some of them time to send them back. Maybe you can wear them in winter.


  • Posted Schedule for YAPC::Europe 2012 is online to YAPC::Europe 2012

    After hard work and many trade-offs, we have finished the schedule for this years YAPC::Europe. Find the three days on the YAPC::Europe website (iCal export).


  • Posted Social Event at Depot 1899 in Frankfurt am Main to YAPC::Europe 2012

    On the evening of the first day of the conference, we will hold the Social Event
    Here you will be abl…

  • Commented on Start times for the conference
    Also see the rough timeline on the wiki which has the more current information. Once we've planned the schedule, it will be published on the Act website...
  • Commented on Start times for the conference
    @domm: We know that many programmers prefer to start late (because evenings are full of pub- and fluxx-events ;-) and other stuff). We have four tracks. We got lots of great proposals!...
  • Commented on Books, books, books ...
    I don't know if she's coming to Frankfurt, but she will not run the booth. The booth was organized by the German part of O'Reilly......
  • Posted PetaMem sponsors YAPC::Europe 2012 to YAPC::Europe 2012

    We are happy to announce that PetaMem supports YAPC::Europe 2012 as a silver sponsor.

    logo_petamem.png="text-align: center; display: block; margin: 0 auto 20…

  • Commented on No Accepted Perl 6 Talks at YAPC::EU 2012?
    What happened While choosing the talks, we voted on them to select each batch. This had the two-fold effect of only choosing the talks by majority vote ("All sports on TV are football") and also not having a close mental...
  • Posted Lightning Talks to YAPC::Europe 2012

    A grand tradition of the YAPC::Europe are the Lightning Talks, 5 minute presentations Léon Brocard has graciously agreed to host the Lightning Talks.

    Learn more about Lightning Talks at ="…

  • Posted Activities in Frankfurt for you and your partners to YAPC::Europe 2012

    Just because you're coming to a conference doesn't mean your loved ones must stay back home. And if they do come with you, the fact that you're at the conference doesn't mean they have to stay at the hotel.

    We've put together some activities in and around Frankfurt on the ="http://…

  • Posted Start times for the conference to YAPC::Europe 2012

    We don't have the schedule for the talks yet. To help you plan your travels, here is the rough plan into which the talks will fit:

    Monday 20th, 9am to 10:30 registration
    10:30 start of the conference, keynote
    19pm - Social event at Depot 1899

    Tuesday 21st, 10am start of…

  • Posted Books, books, books ... to YAPC::Europe 2012

    We will have a lot of books at the venue: Liz and Wendy will bring their incredible Perl library to the venue. If you want to know which Perl books exist, you should have a look at the library. As far as we know they have all Perl books ever written.

    And there will be a booth where you can…

  • Posted Breaking Glass: Perl on Windows to YAPC::Europe 2012

    BinGOs will give a talk at YAPC::Europe 2012 described as

    Perl. Windows. The two are often seen as incompatible.

    But they aren't.

    I will distill and present 13 years or so of experience of
    running Perl on the Windows operating system.

    Topics covered will …

  • Posted Hunting segfaults (for beginners) to YAPC::Europe 2012

    Uwe Voelker will give a talk at YAPC::Europe 2012 described as

    Segfaults are nasty, sometimes they are hard to detect or hard to narrow down.

    This beginner level talk (in regard to segfaults) will show two ways to narrow them down: Devel::Trace and core dumps plus gdb.

  • Posted address-sanitizer to YAPC::Europe 2012

    Reini Urban will give a talk at YAPC::Europe 2012 described as

    address-sanitizer (aka ASan) is a memory error detector for C/C++, superior to valgrind. It comes with clang.

    It finds:
    * Use after free
    * Out-of-bounds accesses to
    ** heap
    ** stack

  • Posted Distributed Daemon Discovery to YAPC::Europe 2012

    Matt S Trout will give a talk at YAPC::Europe 2012 described as

    A tale of systems introspection, service inference and parallel computing - how we used the Tak systems automation framework to help track a customer's infrastructure.
  • Posted Only one month... to YAPC::Europe 2012

    ... until the conference starts. Are you prepared? Have you registered? Have you booked your flight and hotel?

    We really look forward to an interesting event. Lots of people to meet, ="htt…

  • Posted A famous camel visits Frankfurt to YAPC::Europe 2012

    Do you know the most famous camel in the Perl world? The camel's name is "Meeltje". The camel already went to many conferences like FOSDEM and other Perl workshops. Meeltje was also mentioned in the 152nd edition of FLOSS Weekly.

    We are happy to have s…

  • Posted Signals demystified to YAPC::Europe 2012

    Leon Timmermans will give a talk at YAPC::Europe 2012 described as

    Some things seem easy but turn out to be hard; signals are one of those things. My shortest summary of signals would be «signals are like threads without locking».

    In this talk, I'll explain the origin and de…

  • Posted Authentication and Authorization in Mojolicious to YAPC::Europe 2012

    John Scoles will give a talk at YAPC::Europe 2012 described as

    Using two new CPAN modules I will demonstrate how to implement

    1) Authentication with a DB backend


    2) Authorization with a DB backend

    This will be a live tutorial demonstrating all the …

  • Posted Perl benchmarking is boring to YAPC::Europe 2012

    Steffen Schwigon will give a talk at YAPC::Europe 2012 described as

    In contrast to all my past talks about benchmarking Perl I now actually have a running benchmarking infrastructure and actual results.

    I this talk I will

    - summarize again what I do at all
    - p…

  • Posted Easy Ways to Get Started in Open Source to YAPC::Europe 2012

    Noirin Plunkett will give a talk at YAPC::Europe 2012 described as

    You might not feel like it yet, but if you're considering this talk, you have what it takes to make it in open source!

    If you just want to help and don't know where to start, we'll talk about how to find a pro…

  • Posted YAPC::Europe Pre-Conference meetup on Sunday 19th August to YAPC::Europe 2012

    If you arrive on or before Sunday, there is an informal Café Extrablatt near the Bockenheim Campus of the University.

    It would be good for us if we have …

  • Posted Curtis 'Ovid' Poe comes to Frankfurt to YAPC::Europe 2012

    We're happy to announce that Curtis Poe will be attending prolific blogger about living and working abroad and the author of "Beginning Perl".

    The unofficial subtitle of his book is 'Get a job, hippy!' It's focused very heavily …

  • Posted Call for Papers closed to YAPC::Europe 2012

    The Call for Papers is now closed! We'd like to thank everybody who submitted a talk proposal. Without you and your talks an event like YAPC::Europe would not be possible.

    We recieved more than 80 talk proposals. And we've already accepted more than 50 talks. You can find the list at

  • Posted There's More Than One Way To Run A Project: The Apache Way to YAPC::Europe 2012

    Noirin Plunkett will give a talk at YAPC::Europe 2012 described as

    The Apache Software Foundation provides legal oversight and technical infrastructure for about 150 projects with more than three thousand committers. There's much more than just a web server: Apache projects run th…
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