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

Andrew Sweger andrew at sweger.net
Mon Jun 15 10:50:28 PDT 2009

Just a reminder that your SPUG meeting is tomorrow evening. Details below.

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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