[yapc] Putting the ideas together, a hands on tutorial of modern Perl

Jacinta jarich at perltraining.com.au
Sun Jun 10 04:31:22 PDT 2012

If you are intending to attend my tutorial this week on Friday at 9am, 
please visit http://perltraining.com.au/talks/piat.html and make sure 
that you have met the prerequisites.  With conference networking as it 
tends to be, you do not want to be downloading these modules during the 

If you know anyone else who'll be attending my tutorial, please 
encourage them to visit the website too.


On 31/03/12 19:00, YAPC::NA Director wrote:
> Jacinta Richardson will be giving a free workshop at YAPC::NA 2012 
> <http://www.yapcna.org> described as:
>     So you've heard of Moose, autodie, DBIx::Class, Try::Tiny,
>     Method::Signatures, autobox, NYTProf, Perl::Critic, test driven
>     development and the funky regular expressions changes Perl 5.10
>     brought in. Or at least you've heard of some of them. Have you had
>     the opportunity to smash these all together and see what amazing
>     results can fall out?
>     This tutorial will treat most of these modules as black boxes
>     which do amazing magic; and instead of showing you the intimate
>     details of how to create your classes with Moose, create hints for
>     autodie, interface with a database with DBIx::Class, or catch
>     exceptions with Try::Tiny etc; this tutorial will show you how to
>     use code where all of that work is already done, allowing you the
>     freedom to play with the fun bit of what comes next.
>     If you've ever wished you could just write code that looks more like:
>     $string->split(" ")->reverse->join(" ")->say;
>     rather than
>     say join(" ", reverse(split(" ", $string)));
>     Or hated writing or die $! after every open, or lost count of
>     opening parentheses in a regular expression and not been sure if
>     you wanted $5 or $6, or got annoyed at unpacking @_. If you've
>     ever been afraid of writing tests or littered your code with print
>     statements to try to guess where it was taking so long or grumbled
>     about a lack of try-catch semantics that don't involve eval and
>     $@. If you've been frustrated by these things, but just accepted
>     that this is the way Perl is, then no more, because this is the
>     tutorial for you.
> [From the YAPC::NA Blog <http://blog.yapcna.org>.]

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