The Perl Conference in Amsterdam

I'm delighted to be attending The Perl Conference in Amsterdam in just over a week's time.

We'll be kicking off the event with two days of public training courses. I'll be offering a full-day class on Perl 6's awesome regexes and grammars on Monday August 7, and then my popular Presentation Aikido class on Tuesday August 8.

In addition to my own two events, brian d foy and Jeff Goff are also offering some great classes in Perl 5 or Perl 6...so you're guaranteed some first-rate training, whichever course you choose. All the classes are just €150 per day (including l…

Not your great-great-great-great-great-grandmother's Perl

As I mentioned in my previous post, I'll be giving a free public lecture
this week in Olso. It will be my "400 Years of Perl 6" talk, and will be
held at Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, Oslo at 6pm on Wednesday 24 May.

I hope to see you there.

Damian

Not your grandmother's Perl

I will be back in Oslo next week, and we still have a few spaces available in the

We'll also be organizing a public talk one evening, which I'll post about separately once the details are settled. Or you can k…

A week of Perlishness in Oslo

Once again, courtesy of Oslo.pm, I’ll be returning to Oslo for a week of all things Perl.

On Monday April 18 and Tuesday April 19, I’m running two public classes on Perl 5 topics:
my advanced Perl programming class, and my Perl API design class. Bookings have just opened, so there are plenty of seats still available for either.

Then, on Wednesday April 20, I’ll be giving ="http://www.meetup.com/Oslo-pm/events/23…

Perl 6 lives!

So Perl 6 has been officially released.

By Christmas.

Just as I always promised (...for, ahem, so many years in a row ;-)

And now that we've arrived at this joyous and long-anticipated day,
now that we officially have this extraordinary and beautiful language
at our disposal, now that the project that has consumed half of my
own professional life has finally reached its first great milestone
...what can I say?

I could perhaps reflect on the long, often lonel…