[Melbourne-pm] LifeHacker meeting? (Was: Upcoming meeting dates and talks!)
Nathan.Bailey at its.monash.edu
Wed Jan 7 17:26:58 PST 2009
Is there any interest in doing a "LifeHacker" meeting, where a bunch
of us do lighting talks about how we manage our productivity using
tools, scripts, files and personal procedures and processes? (cf. your
talk on BeeHive(?) Paul?).
On 05/01/2009, at 4:17 PM, Paul Fenwick wrote:
> G'day MPM,
> Welcome to 2009. This year I'm hoping to have speakers and meetings
> organised well in advance. If you want to give a presentation, help
> organise a meeting, or hunt down new speakers, then let me (and
> the list) know!
> Unless there are any objections, I'll be giving a sneak preview of
> my talk
> for Linux.conf.au at our first meeting. This is a full 40 minute
> When: Wednesday, 14th January, 6:30pm
> Where: Remasys Pty Ltd
> Level 1
> 180 Flinders St
> MELBOURNE VIC 3121
> Talk: Awesome things you've missed in Perl! (Paul Fenwick)
> (Full abstract at end of e-mail)
> I also had plans to give my "Art of Klingon Programming" talk at the
> MPM meeting, but Linux Users Victoria (LUV) asked very nicely if
> they could
> see it to. As such, our second meeting for the year is combined
> with LUV:
> When: Tuesday, 3rd February
> Where: Buzzard Theatre
> Even Burge Building
> Trinity College
> Parkville VIC
> Map: http://luv.asn.au/meetings/map
> Talk: The Art of Klingon Programming (Paul Fenwick)
> Abstract at: http://wiki.osdcsydney.info/program/talk63
> All the very best,
> ---begin abstract---
> Awesome things have been happening in Perl recently; so many that
> even if
> you've been paying close attention, you may have missed a few. In
> this talk
> we'll examine some of the coolest recent technologies for Perl
> * Overhauling Perl's Object Oriented framework with Moose.
> * Flexible, rapid, and painless web development with Catalyst.
> * Making everything a first-class object with autobox.
> * Slashing your error handling code with autodie.
> * Building fast, readable and reusable regular expressions with Perl
> * Bundling and building stand-alone applications using PAR, the
> Perl Archiver.
> * Astonishingly good profiling with Devel::NYTProf.
> * Playing MineSweeper automatically with App::SweeperBot.
> Knowledge of Perl is nice, but not essential to appreciate the
> contents of
> this talk.
> ---end abstract---
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