August 2012 Archives

YAPC::Europe Day 3

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…

YAPC::Europe Day 2

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…

YAPC::Europe Day 1

It's the first day of YAPC::Europe in Frankfurt and it's the hottest day of the year so far. It's pretty warm in the conference venue. Max gave us a good introduction to the conference and handed over to the announcement of YAPC::Europe next year: Kiev, Ukraine. Then the star of the show: Larry Wall took a small Perl 5 script and slowly converted it to Perl 6 live, showing some useful debugging features and nice compact clear code.

David Leadbeater presented An exploration of trie regexp matching where he explained the inner workings …

YAPC::Europe day -1

YAPC::Europe 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany starts on Monday. This is the biggest gathering of Perl people in Europe and I'll keep you updated day by day.

I'm presenting The Fallacies of Distributed Computing‎ on Tuesday afternoon.

The star of the conference for me is the lightning talk sessions: lots of speakers giving 5-minute talks. R Geoffrey Avery normally hosts them but unfortunately he can't make it this year, so I'll be your host for the lightning talks this year. There are…

About acme

user-pic Léon Brocard (aka acme) is an orange-loving Perl eurohacker with many varied contributions to the Perl community, including the GraphViz module on the CPAN. YAPC::Europe was all his fault. He is still looking for a Perl Monger group he can start which begins with the letter 'D'.