February 2013 Archives

YAPC::Europe 2013 in Kiev, week minus 24. Booking a hotel and discounts


A couple of days ago we launched an incredible service for the attendees of this year's YAPC::Europe in Kiev.

Book the hotel using our service and do two things at once:

  • You will get the room with the lowest available price.
  • You will support the conference by increasing the conference budget (at zero price for yo…

More on video recordings

No idea why the anonymous poster did not approve my long comment for his post, having allowed another three comments after mine, so I copy my reply here.

http://yapc.tv is another great start :-)

Seriously (why did you post anonymously?), every small step in recording conference video is easy. All together it is a pain in ass for the organises.

1. Cameras are cheap indeed. In Riga we had a few HD camera that cost less that 200 €. Transporting cameras with tripods is a hassle (OK, I admit that most organisers really live in the city wher…

YAPC::Europe 2013 in Kiev. Week minus 25. A Ceasefire

Don't like a conference T-shirt that the organisers insist on? Choose your own!

More nice news in this week's conference newsletter.

N. B. We have just passed the first half of the year-long preparation to the conference. Wish us a success!

Make Gabor happy please

Really, let's just stop doing that.

The thing is that people posting different--both long and short--messages online in their blogs, or commenting other people's opinion are doing one common mistake. They do not want to hear others.

Scan through the texts appeared after FOSDEM (yeah, I never liked that conference :-) most of them have the following common structure: I propose A, as B is completely insane.

I can easily enough skip personal offensive comments found in my email or tweets to me which are just rude. But what is really wrong that everybody wan…

YAPC::Europe 2013 in Kiev, week minus 26. Perl 7

Dear YAPC::Europe 2013 attendees,

The number of people registered on the conference site went over 100 recently. So, since this week, we will deliver our weekly newsletters to your mailboxes. There's also a permanent place where you can catch up with the latest news about the conference. At act.yapc.eu/ye2013/news/ we are collecting all the previous newsletters.

Just a reminder that everything has been open: user registration, online payment gate and talk submission form. Just explore the site and act: ="http://yapc.eu/2013…

More on Perl 7

This hype about Perl 7 is so amazing, and even resembles the time when Perl 6 was around the corner :-) It's extremely interesting to read new posts and comments. Sometimes I find there thoughts similar to mine that I had a few minutes before reading that.

A guy in Moscow.pm mailing list gave another bright idea (RU) of why the "7" would be useful. This will help in communication with a sysadmin when they say in response to a request to install a new version of …

YAPC::Europe 2013. Week minus 27. Current progress

This week's post by Viacheslav Tykhanovskyi:

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