[Saltlake-pm] Topics for PerlMongers, OpenWest and/or YAPC

David Scholes david at scholes.us
Tue Dec 16 05:52:54 PST 2014

Jason, I've also noticed very few people I have worked with use the
debugger.  I've found a few tricks but I'd be interested in knowing how you
"abuse" the debugger. I'll submit this as a topic and see what happens.
I've taught this before as a lunch and learn so shouldn't be too hard to
put something together.

On Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 9:36 AM, Jason Hall <jayce at lug-nut.com> wrote:

> Being one of those people that loves to abuse the Perl Debugger for
> awesome means, I often lament how few people know how/when to use it. So
> I'd love to see some education on that :)
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 6:21 PM, David Scholes <david at scholes.us> wrote:
>> I saw Doran's and Dave's resent requests for presentations. I'm really
>> not sure what would draw the best crowd but thought I'd throw out a few
>> rough ideas and see what you all think. Nothing really new or exciting here
>> but if there is any interest, I'm willing to put something together on one
>> or two of them. I'd probably want to do them first in a PerlMongers and get
>> feedback and ideas from everyone else. If anyone wants to do any of these
>> yourself, please do. Just throwing ideas out there.
>> 1) Perl Debugger and debugging complex, convoluted or unfamiliar code
>> 2) End User Reporting – Spreadsheets, CSV, PDF, Templates, LaTeX, format
>> etc.
>> 3) Teaching Perl to Kids before we all die off. I have foster kids to
>> experiment on. Might be good to have a few people work on this one.
>> 4) Organizing Data – building data structures to simplify your code
>> 5) Regular Expressions – Could be taught somewhat language agnostic or at
>> least point out some of the differences between languages.
>> Thanks,
>> David Scholes
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