SPUG: DBI/XML/SAX Meeting Tonight

Tim Maher tim at consultix-inc.com
Tue Mar 19 09:20:01 CST 2002

   NOTE: See comments below about pre-meeting Dinner and Drinks

           March 2002 Seattle Perl User's Group Meeting
     Title: Relational Databases and XML: using the DBI with SAX 
   Speaker: Colin Meyer, Helvella
      Time: Tuesday, March 19, 2002 7-9pm
  Location: SAFECO bldg, Brooklyn St. and NE 45th St.
      Cost: Admission is free and open to the general public.
      Info: http://seattleperl.org/

      . Overview of XML and its uses
      . Processing XML with SAX
      . Writing a SAX handler to extract data from XML for
        insertion into an RDB
      . Writing a SAX driver to extract data from an RDB 
        and generate XML
Attendees who have not seen Colin's introductory DBI talk, or are not
familiar with the Perl Database Interface are encouraged to review:
  http://helvella.org/intro_dbi/ , and "perldoc DBI"

This talk is a preview of some of the material in Colin's "Database
Programming with Perl" training course.  There will be a public
offering of this course from 4/22 to 4/25.  For details, see:

A free copy of the (very detailed) student notes for the class will be
given away during the meeting!

Tim Maher will be dining tonight at the Cedars restaurant, at 50th
St. and Brooklyn, in the University District, near the Safeco building
where the meeting will take place.  The phone number is 527-5247.
Interested others are welcome to join him.

Tim will probably show up around 5:45pm, but it might be later.  As usual,
others may choose to congregate at the Bigtime Brewery and Alehouse,
to conduct their liquid preparations for the 7pm meeting.

|  Tim Maher, Ph.D.            tim at timmaher.org      |
|  SPUG Founder & Leader       spug at seattleperl.org  |
|  Seattle Perl Users Group    www.seattleperl.org   |

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