SPUG: November 2011 Seattle Perl Users Group (SPUG) Meeting
cmeyer at helvella.org
Mon Nov 14 08:04:49 PST 2011
Reminder: the next SPUG meeting is tomorrow (Tuesday, 11/15).
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 10:52 AM, Colin Meyer <cmeyer at helvella.org> wrote:
> November 2011 Seattle Perl Users Group (SPUG) Meeting
> Topic: Pegex and Acmeism
> Speaker: Ingy döt Net
> Meeting Date: Tuesday, 15 November 2011
> Meeting Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
> Location: Marchex - 520 Pike Street
> Cost: Admission is free and open to the public
> Info: http://seattleperl.org/
> Tuesday, November 15, is the next meeting of the THE SEATTLE PERL USERS GROUP.
> This Month's Talk
> Acmeism (http://acmeism.org) is the ability to think about and express
> one's creative ideas, beyond language borders. In programming, this means
> creating things that benefit multiple languages and communities. Perl is
> effectively one great community with 2 great languages (Perl 5 and Perl 6).
> Acmeism is essential to mongers, but kindly extends to pythonistas, brigadiers
> and nodelings as well.
> Pegex is an Acmeist parsing language. Think of it as Perl 6 Rules and
> Regexp::Grammars for all programmers. Write One Grammar, Parse Everywhere. This
> makes Pegex the quintessential tool in the Acmeist's belt. Pegex.pm is fully
> functional in Perl 5, and working it's way across the Acmeist landscape.
> About Ingy döt Net
> http://ingy.net/ Inventor of YAML and father of Acmeism, Ingy has been a Perl
> hacker and a member of SPUG since the early days.
> If you are so inclined, please come to the pre-meeting at the nearby Elephant
> & Castle pub on 5th & Union (see map link below). Come enjoy some friendly
> conversation and perhaps a favorite beverage (they have a full restaurant
> too). We can usually be found at the back under the TV near the rear entrance
> that goes up into the hotel (if you enter through the front doors, just go
> straight back past the bar). We'll be there from 5:00 pm to 6:19 pm.
> Meeting Location
> 520 Pike Street, Suite 1800
> Seattle, WA 98101
> The building is just East of Westlake Center. Enter from Pike Street.
> 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. There is
> also a parking garage in the building, but check the rates and closing time
> (subject to change due to downtown events)!
> Attendees will need to wait near the elevators in the lobby and a Marchex
> employee will provide access to the 18th floor where the meeting room is
> located. If no one shows up to let you in, call (425) 533-2964 to let them
> know you're in the lobby.
> See you there!
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