SPUG:"Pod" and "Perly Stuff" Mtg, 2/18
tim at consultix-inc.com
Mon Feb 17 19:35:04 CST 2003
NOTE: SPUG has received some complimentary books from O'Reilly,
so we'll be disposing of two on Tuesday night -- one in an
open drawing, and the other in a drawing restricted to the
speakers of the last 12 months who are present.
Bring a business card to throw in the hat as your entry. Bon chance!
February 2003 Seattle Perl Users Group Meeting
Theme: "BEGINNERS NIGHT"
Speakers: Geoff Grosenbach & Jeremy Mates
Time: Wednesday, February 18, 2002 7-9pm
Location: SAFECO bldg, Brooklyn St. and NE 45th St.
Cost: Admission is free and open to the general public.
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Talk #1: Formatting Documents with POD
by Geoff Grosenbach
Geoff will talk about Perl's own documentation system called POD (for
Plain Old Documentation). Topics will include:
* Basic POD tags and syntax
* Making pod2html look good with stylesheets
* Targeting multiple output formats
* Syntax/parser gotchas
* A brief look at the code that parses POD (i.e. writing your own
translator for a new or customized output format)
Talk #2: Learning about Perl
by Jeremy Mates
Jeremy will not talk about Perl itself, but rather about stuff that's
about Perl. Topics will include:
* finding documentation and help
* maintaining and upgrading perl
* various coding practices
About the Speaker:
Jeremy Mates is a systems administrator for the department of Genome
Sciences at the University of Washington. Primary responsibilities
include developing and supporting the backups, network, mail,
printing, and web services on Mac OS and UNIX systems in the
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Pre- and Post- Meeting Activities
The pre-meeting dinner will be 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. If you're planning to be there,
please RSVP to the list by 2pm on the meeting day with
your expected arrival time (5:30-5:45pm is recommended).
TO BE FAIR, from now on only those who comply with the
RSVP policy (and are therefore counted in the seating
reservation) will be allowed to sit at the speaker's table.
For pre- and post- meeting libations, let's try a new venue
this time, the "Galway Arms" pub, at 5257 University Way
NE, just North of 50th St., (206) 527-0404.
| 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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