[Melbourne-pm] OSDClub reminder - 11th October, *THIS WEDNESDAY*
pjf at perltraining.com.au
Mon Oct 9 04:50:46 PDT 2006
This is a reminder that the next OSDClub meeting is *THIS WENDESDAY*,
Date: Wednesday 11th October
Venue: Level 8
14 Blackwood St (myinternet house)
This week we have two great talks lined up:
== Insights from an Open Source Start-up -- Alec Clews ==
Start-up businesses can be hard work. Open Source start-ups present
their own unique challenges. Alec will be presenting a series of
unique insights gained from his work in this field.
1) Having an idea
2) Having a good team.
3) Which comes first? The Money or the Code
4) OSS licensing
5) Where is the centre of the OSS universe?
6) Angel founding vs VC funding
7) Meeting VC's
8) Dealing with suits who don't get OSS
== sed - revisiting the sed stream editor -- Simon Taylor ==
The man page:
A stream editor is used to perform text transformations
on an input stream...
sed is much, much more powerful utility than you've been lead
If your typical conception of sed is:
sed 's/this/that/' some_file
then you may be interested to see what this arcane tool can really
get up to. For instance:
To commify numbers in a file:
Print paragraphs in a file that match the regex 'regex':
And so much more.
The talk will demonstrate a variety of uses for this tool and
make the case for adding sed to your tool box.
We'll also look at:
dc.sed - an arbitrary precision RPN calculator
sed.hanoi - Solve Towers of Hanoi
sql.sed - a SQL interpreter
Hope to see you there!
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