May 2012 Archives

YAPC::Europe 2013 Call for Venue reminder

As far as I know, the YEF did receive neither a Letter of Intent nor a proper proposal for hosting YAPC::Europe 2013 yet (and I should know, as I'm on the Venue Committee)

The deadline for submitting a proposal is Thursday, 5 July.

So if you and your group are thinking about hosting next years YAPC, we would very much appreciate it if you'd send a short note (or a full-fledged proposal) to…

Don't use Cache::Memcached for UTF8 strings

Read about our adventures while trying to store/retrieve an UTF-8 string via Cache::Memcached in my Perl blog

About domm

user-pic Just in case you like to know, I'm currently full-time father of 2 kids, half-time Perl hacker, sort-of DJ, bicyclist, no longer dreadlocked and more than 34 years old but too lazy to update my profile once a year. I'm also head of, no longer maintainer of the CPANTS project, member of the TPF Grants Commitee and the YAPC Europe Foundation. I've got stuff on CPAN, held various talks and organise the Austrian Perl Workshops and YAPC::Europe 2007.