Montage of Brian

Further to my last post about Brian McCauley, his wife Sam has a request for photos any of us may have taken over the years of Brian, so that she can used them to create a montage at his memorial.

If you have anything you'd like to submit, perhaps from a YAPC or other Perl event, please send them to the email address:

Please do not send photos to myself or Sam, as she is using this email address to enable her to sort through photos. This email address is being sent to friends and colleagues at SJA, so hopefully Sam will have quite a collection to choose from.

Brian McCauley (1967-2015)

It is with great sadness that I pass on the news that Brian McCauley passed away yesterday morning.

A Year of CPAN Uploads

On Thursday, 19th March 2015 I uploaded my 366th consecutive release to CPAN. To most that may well be "meh, whatever!", but for me it has been an exhausting yet fulfilling exercise. The last 60 days though, were undoubtably the hardest to achieve.

YAPC::Europe 2014 Survey results are online

The YAPC::Europe 2014 survey results are now online.

If you'd like to read more about my follow-up, please see my blog entry.

GPW2014 & NLPW2014 Survey results

The workshop surveys for the German and Dutch Perl Workshops are now online, and you can see them at the following links:

  • Deutscher Perl-Workshop 2014 - Survey Results
  • Nederlandse PerlWorkshop 2014 - Survey Results
  • I'm particularly proud of the Dutch Perl Workshop site, as Theo emailed me just before the event and asked whether it would be possible to have a survey. Within 24 hours, we'd set up the site, and emailed out the first …

    About Barbie

    user-pic Leader of and a CPAN author. Co-organised YAPC::Europe in 2006. Responsible for the YAPC Conference Surveys, helping to improve YAPCs every year. Also the current caretaker for the CPAN Testers websites and data stores. If you really want to find out more, buy me a Guinness. Just don't ask the obvious ... Grep has been for 10 years and is still no closer ;)Links: Memoirs of a Roadie Birmingham Perl Mongers CPAN Testers Reports YAPC Conference Surveys