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…

A big week in Oslo

Next week I will be returning once again to beautiful Oslo, for a visit brim-full of all things Perlish.

For a start, I'm running two public classes on Wednesday March 4 and Thursday March 5,
in conjunction with Oslo.pm and Redpill Linpro.

On Wednesday, I'll be teaching the follow-up to my Perl Best Practices class (which we ran in Oslo several years ago). In this new course, Perl Even-Better Practices, I'm revisiting the guidelines that I fi…