May 2010 Archives

Perl Survey Week 2

First, a very very big thank you to people who have filled in the survey and spread the word. After a little less than a week, we have 2500 responses. For this kind of survey, that kind of response is incredible, and many researchers will be envious of obtaining a sample that large, that easily.

The rate of responses is about double that of the 2007 survey which stayed open for about two months to obtain 4000 completed questionnaires. In all likelihood I'll close this survey down at the end of the first week of June (after 2.5 weeks), so to get more interesting data I'd like your h…

The Perl Survey 2010 is ready for you to complete!

Finally after many delays, the Perl Survey 2010 is ready for participants to complete. It should take you about 10 to 15 minutes. The purpose of this survey is to find out information about programmers who use Perl, the tools that they use, and their opinions about Perl. The survey is funded by The Perl Foundation, with hosting support from Strategic Data and Shadowcat Systems. We plan to re-run the survey every two to three years to see how the community…

So mst lost iron man

It was fortuitous that I joined Iron Man at this late stage as now I get to vote for mst's forfeit!

Perl Survey and German Perl Workshop

The Perl Survey is reaching its final stages, and will be going live within the next week or so. While I had planned to host it myself, the autocomplete functions that I added into the survey weren't fast enough for the speed your typical programer types at, and I got the very kind offer from Strategic Data to host it using their existing infrastructure (and to continue to run the survey every couple of years).

German Perl Workshop are kindly sponsoring me to come and sp…

About Holy Zarquon's Singing Fish

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