SPUG: Reminder: This Tuesday - Randal L. Schwartz

Bryan spug at shiftboard.com
Mon Dec 17 16:18:52 PST 2007

Greetings SPUG,

A friendly reminder for this Tuesday night's scheduled event with Randal L. 
Schwartz, author of some of O'Reilly's best selling books including both the 
Camel and the Llama books.

This Tuesdays event was organized by the good people at SPUG and Mr. Schwartz 
will be covering the topic of Perl Web Testing, specifically automated 
testing for web applications using Test::More and WWW::Mechanize.

   (see the previous announcement email from Colin Meyer for details)
    Topic: Perl Web Testing
    Speaker: Randal L. Schwartz
    Meeting Date: Tuesday, 18 December 2007
    Meeting Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Location: Terrace Room at The Harbor Steps 

    Cost: Admission is free and open to the public
    Info: http://seattleperl.org/

Shiftboard was happy to have reserved the space for this SPUG event at the 
Harbor Steps Terrace Room - Come help us fill it up! 

See below for directions.

-- Happy Birthday Message --

	> Perl's 20th Birthday
	> On December 18th, 1987, Larry Wall unleashed Perl 1.000 on the 
	> world (see the Perl Timeline [3]).
	> We are going to celebrate Perl's birthday with pre-meeting dinner
	> and drinks at the Pike Place Brew Pub [4], and with birthday cake at
	> the meeting.

As you know, there are always trends to make room for within an increasingly 
crowded toolbox (and ever expanding harddrive), but for the last 20 years 
Perl has proved itself to be well worn and immensely valuable to anyone 
running everything from a scalable datacenter operation, bioinformatics lab, 
web connected vending machine, and untold millions of other applications.

For the better part of 20 years, beyond inspiring a lot of brilliant 
creativity and a long list of success stories, Perl has remained one of the 
great, behind-the-scenes work horses within product development, test, web 
app, and network management lifecycles.

Directions to Terrace Room at the Harbor Steps:

  Terrace Room at The Harbor Steps:

  - The Harbor Steps is located at 1st & University Ave in Seattle.
  - Parking available on the street or in Western Ave lots.
  - The Terrace Room is located on the 6th Floor of the S.W. Building.
  - Enter the SW Building directly at 1200 Western Ave or use the Main
    Entrance (SE Building) located on 1st Avenue (next to Ipanema Grill) 
across from SAM.
  - We will post signs and/or people at both entrances, and you can also ask 
the concierge (or anybody else) for spot directions to the Terrace Room.
  - If you get lost, you can call Bryan's mobile phone (206.427-6436).

See you there!


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