August 2012 Archives

UsePerl and Other Stories

I've just released new versions of my use.perl distributions, WWW-UsePerl-Journal and WWW-UsePerl-Journal-Thread. As use.perl became decommisioned at the end of 2010, the distrubutions had been getting a lot of failure reports, as they used screen-scraping to get the content. As such, I had planned to put them out to pasture in BackPAN. That was until recently I discovered that Léon Brocard had not only…

YAPC::NA 2012 - The Survey Results

The Conference Survey Results for YAPC::NA 2012 are now online.

Many thanks to the 165 respondents, who made up 37% of the attendees. Although the responses only feature a third of the attendees, they do appear to cover a complete mix of experience, and present a good cross-section of attendees. As has been observed in previous years the average age of the attendees is getting older. That's not to say we aren't bringing new people into the commun…

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