[Omaha.pm] Lightning Talks from UNO on Perl! :)
pduran at microlnk.com
Mon Nov 21 02:00:59 PST 2005
is there any interest in LDAP? As in Open LDAP? Seems I was working on
this at one time and our developers didn't want anything to do with it.
The relational vs. hiarchial(sp) thing. I could have been one of the
leading LDAP developers in the area if this thing took off. Alot of
people were just too comfortable with SQL to change which I can't blame
them. It seemed to tie into java and the way classes are represented.
just me ...
Also while at UNO we were harped on regarding using or not using global
variables. I was a Chem student and we used basic. It was riddled with
"goto" statements. Ouch. I tried my damndest to use "local" or even
"register" vars. Some homework was given in PASCAL, and I insisted it
was compiled on thor using the p_to_c compiler. Those were the days
Currently, I'm totally interested in PHP.
Hey, have fun
> I'm the instructor of CSCI 2850, "Programming on the Internet" (a
>course title I've wanted to change for awhile, but the pain of the
>paperwork involved has thwarted me from doing it :). The course
>covers Perl, Apache and CGI. You can see the current slides for the
>course at http://morpo.com/robert/uno/ under the "csci 2850" link.
> In the coming weeks I'd like to solicit some input on revamping
>portions of the course. I think the course is pretty good as is, but
>it's time for me to seriously evaluate content in some areas.
> But, to the meat of this posting. My students are going to be
>giving a two-week series of 5-minute lightning talks on Tuesday,
>November 29th and Tuesday, December 6th from 6:00 PM until 7:30 PM
>each evening at the Peter Kiewit Institute at 68th and Pacific.
> Though they would probably prefer that I don't :), I'd like to
>invite you to the talks. I've attached a PDF (and if that doesn't
>come through, I'll send along a plaintext version and post it to the
> Actually, we also have about three or four open talk slots if
>anyone is interested in doing something on December 6th. Just drop me
>a line and let me know and we'll see what we can work out.
> I'm contemplating doing a "How I converted my 8 years of Outlook
>e-mail to an non-proprietary format via Thunderbird and then used
>Mail::Box::Manager and Mail::Message::Construct::Bounce to get them
>all into GMail ... but I haven't quite had total success yet so ...
> -- b
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