A day of two breakfasts, one at the hotel and one at the conference venue (more Баница) while meeting everyone.
First big announcement of the day was that YAPC::Europe 2015 will be in Granada, Spain.
And then the first talks of the conference. I chose to attend Welcome to Auditing and toughening as part of the Security Development Lifecycle which was an interesting look at how hardening a system is just a small part of the security development lifecycle. John highlighted the importance of a threat model and how avoiding v…
I travelled from Heathrow to Sofia, Bulgaria very early this morning. I managed to bump into a few
airport. I managed to find my hotel and have a proper shower.
First order of business was to have a proper lunch, I bumped into someone and
we took the shiny new metro system into town and explored the center of town. I
managed to pick up a Баница
, a pastry with fresh cheese. We then wandered
around, found a great Rodin exhibition and made it to the evening meetup a…
I was really looking forward to YAPC::Europe next week in Kiev. The talks looked great and I was looking forward to seeing the Perl community. However, for work reasons I won't make it. This sucks.
What conferences should I go to instead?
The third and last day of YAPC::Europe and everyone is a little tired after all the socialising and thinking.
This morning there was a little presentation about YAPC::Europe next year in Kiev, Ukraine. Should be cooler!
Stevan Little presented A MOP for Perl 5 which sounds like he's chosen a very simple syntax for nice concise OO code (and a backend).
Kenichi Ishigaki presented CPANTS: Kwalitative website and its tools where he explained the story behind taking over CP…
Yesterday's attendees dinner in Sachsenhausen was excellent and we did indeed have Apfelwein.
The day started off with Curtis Poe explaining to us the agile manifesto. I think he was trying to get us to all launch startups or at least reengineer our current employments.
Then Clinton Gormley presented To infinity and beyond: Storing your Moose herd in ElasticSearch" where he talked a little about ElasticSearch, a little about scaling and a little more about object mapping.
Sawyer X presented ="http://act.yapc.e…