SPUG: October 2011 Seattle Perl Users Group (SPUG) Meeting
cmeyer at helvella.org
Mon Oct 17 18:24:03 PDT 2011
Reminder: meeting is tomorrow (Tuesday).
On Oct 12, 2011 8:05 PM, "Colin Meyer" <cmeyer at helvella.org> wrote:
> October 2011 Seattle Perl Users Group (SPUG) Meeting
> Topic: Scratch
> Meeting Date: Tuesday, 18 October 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, October 18, is the next meeting of the THE SEATTLE PERL USERS
> This Month's Talk
> Scratch: it's not Perl, nor has much of anything to do with Perl. But it
> is kinda neat and fun to play with. You see, have a look here:
> It's a programming language for kids. With no syntax. Or, rather, the
> syntax is
> disguised as the shape of blocks that fit together to make programs. Er,
> Here's a scratch project that my partner and I made while on an airplane
> (If you create an account & login, then you get access to the beta flash
> which is much better at playing these scratch projets in the browser than
> default java applet.)
> Turned out to be pretty fun to pass the laptop back and forth, taking
> dorking with the sratch. Kind of like those stories you wrote in junior
> where you passed pieces of paper around the room, and each person in turn
> another sentence.
> Anyhow, let's do that, yeah. Pre-install scratch on your laptop, bring it
> to the
> bar. Then we'll make some projects, pass the puters around to take turns
> 'em all up. Sounds fun.
> This will be a social meeting, all of up inna bar. Elephant & Castle, you
> If you are so inclined, please come to the pre-meeting at the nearby
> & 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
> 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
> (same as pre-meeting, this month)
> Due to all of the shopping around us there is plenty of parking available
> 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)!
> call (425) 533-2964 to ask a question
> See you there!
> p.s. top secret irc channel #spug on irc.perl.org
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> MEETINGS: 3rd Tuesdays
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