RPerl at FOSDEM

Exciting news!

Team RPerl will be in Brussels, Belgium two weeks from now for FOSDEM 2019, the largest open source computer conference in Europe (and possibly the world). We will be present the whole weekend, helping out at the Perl booth and promoting the RPerl compiler.

Also, RPerl founder Will Braswell is scheduled as one of the main track FOSDEM speakers, on Sunday February 3rd at 2pm. His topic will be Perl 11, a philosophy that promotes Perl projects aiming to re-unify Perl 5 and Perl 6. RPerl is one such project, and there are several others as well.

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RPerl at the Austin Perl Mongers Christmas Party

The last event of 2018 for Team RPerl was the Austin.pm Christmas Party. Our beloved President (AKA "Prez"), Will the Chill, gathered all of us for pizza and Perl projects.

Throughout the evening, we discussed the possibilities for us to develop the use of Perl, promote Perl jobs and Perl projects in the Austin area.

Our main ideas include:
- Hosting Hackathons for Perl projects
- Inviting a guest speaker once a year
- Teaching free Perl classes

Among our members present that evening was Jim Choate, one of the three original Austin.pm founders, along…

RPerl in Paris - Part II

Hello everyone, and Happy New Year!

Previously, on "RPerl Around The World", the team was in Paris for a meeting with the Paris Perl Mongers, and then left for the London Perl Workshop.

We are now back in Paris for another meeting at the FPH building (Fondation pour le Progrès de l'Homme). Every Thursday, the FPH hosts a Linux technical meeting, providing a place for programmers to work on their various projects. Thanks to Emmanuel Seyman, we got to meet two of the Linux programmers, Stéphane Gigandet and Pierre Slamich. They work on a collaborative open source Perl proje…

RPerl at the London Perl Workshop

Only a few days after our Paris presentation, RPerl Team went to London for the London Perl Workshop.

If you missed the talk, here's a quick summary: Perl 11 is not (yet) a version of Perl, but is a philosophy, or a way of thinking about Perl toward reuniting Perl 5 and Perl 6. There are several projects that fall under the Perl 11 philosophy, RPerl, cperl, and WebPerl for example.

A quick Q&A followed, which continued at the RPerl booth. Als…

RPerl in Paris - Part I

The RPerl team is back! On November 21st, Will "the Chill" Braswell gave a presentation to the Paris Perl Mongers, at the Fondation pour le Progrès de l'Homme, or FPH. For those of you who've been to Paris, it is located in the Bastille area, not far from the opera house. The Foundation exists thanks to the generous legacy of Charles Leopold Mayer, and hosts a Linux meeting every Thursday. We were able to use this place thanks to Emmanuel Seyman, member of the Paris Perl Mongers, who organized this meeting.

The bullet points of Will's presentation were:

- The RPerl compiler,…