SPUG: June 2009 Seattle Perl Users Group (SPUG) Meeting

Andrew Sweger andrew at sweger.net
Thu Jun 11 14:00:01 PDT 2009

I forgot to mention that this announcement was made possible by a grant
from the Colin Meyer Foundation for the Yaml Badger and contributions from
listeners like Steve Baylis. And, of course, our thanks to the presenters
for offering their time and experience.

On Thu, 11 Jun 2009, Andrew Sweger wrote:

> Sorry for the late notice, gang. My bad. I was down in LA hanging out with
> the drug addicts on Manhattan Beach and just got back last night when I
> realized we gotta git the SPUG announcement out:
>     June 2009 Seattle Perl Users Group (SPUG) Meeting
>     ====================================================
>     Topic: Git Best Practices and Gotchas
>     Speaker: Tye McQueen & Dave Olszewski
>     Meeting Date: Tuesday, 16 June 2009
>     Meeting Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
>     Location: Marchex - 4th & Pine 
>     Cost: Admission is free and open to the public
>     Info: http://seattleperl.org/
>     ====================================================
> Tuesday, June 16, is the next meeting of the THE SEATTLE PERL USERS GROUP.
> This Month's Talk
> Git Best Practices and Gotches, and some custom tools to help, especially
> when using Git as a central repository (as is common in a corporate
> environment). Q+A may be a popular part of the talk.
> What is Git? Wikipedia says: Git is a free distributed revision control,
> or software source code management project with an emphasis on being fast.
> Git was initially designed and developed by Linus Torvalds for Linux
> kernel development. Every Git working directory is a full-fledged
> repository with complete history and full revision tracking capabilities,
> not dependent on network access or a central server. Several high-profile
> software projects now use Git for revision control, most notably the
> Linux kernel, Perl, GNOME, Samba, X.org Server, Qt, One Laptop per
> Child (OLPC) core development, VLC, Wine, Ruby on Rails, and the
> Android mobile platform.
> About Tye McQueen & Dave Olszewski
> Tye McQueen is a Sr Perl Dev for WhitePages and absentee landlord of
> PerlMonks.org, proud author of Acme::ESP and several less important
> modules.
> Dave Olszewski is a long time perl geek, newfound git geek.  Since being
> thrust into it, he has seen the light and spent many late nights exploring
> the strange and dusty corners of this life-altering tool.  To quote a
> recent visitor to #git: "who would have f* believed you could get an
> adrenaline rush from a friggin' SCM!"
> Pre-Meeting
> ================
> If you are so inclined, please come to the pre-meeting at the Elephant &
> Castle pub on 5th & Union. We'll be there from 5-6:19PM.
> Meeting Location
> ================
> Pizza and Beer will be provided at the meeting.
> Marchex
> 413 Pine St, Suite 500
> Seattle, WA  98101
> The building is just south of Westlake Center. Enter on 4th Avenue, near
> Pine street. The entry is near the Dog In The Park hotdog stand.
>   http://www.baylis.org/static/marchex.png
> Due to all of the shopping around us there is plenty of parking
> available in garages, but it can be hard to find street parking in
> the evening.
> See you there! 
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                                things can go wrong at once.

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