[Pdx-pm] October Meetings

Josh Heumann perl-pm at joshheumann.com
Tue Oct 5 12:51:08 CDT 2004

For those of you still unclear as to the schedule of things this month,
here you go!

October Meetings

October 6th, 2004 6:30pm at Free Geek, 1741 SE 10th Ave

Intro to OO Perl

Randal Schwartz presents "perldoc perlboot" live, with references to
animals, procreation, death, and eating. Learn about Perl's object system
from the ground up. Familiarity with references, Perl code, and death is
helpful. Sense of humor mandatory.

Note the date! Randal's going to be out of town on the second Wednesday,
which is our normal meeting day, so we're having it a week early.

October 13th, 2004 6:30pm at Free Geek, 1741 SE 10th Ave

Testing with Ovid

We hear a lot about testing, including testimonials, talks, rants, etc.
However, the biggest obstacle to testing is taking those first steps. At
this meeting, Ovid (that's me) will sit down at his laptop and actually
write a module, from scratch, using test driven development. You'll see
how tests work, how they're applied in the real world and you might even
learn a thing or two even if you're already comfortable with testing.

Afterwards, as always, beer at the Lucky Lab!

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