[tpm] Call for August presentations (Mojo)

Alex Beamish talexb at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 11:18:25 PDT 2015

OK, I can volunteer to do a beginner Mojo talk for 10-15 minutes, and I'll
also do a talk on the Twitter clone that I'm developing. It's really just a
technology exercise to allow me to get more comfortable with Mojo, and get
back into shape with DBIx::Class. If I can sprinkle in some AJAX, all the


On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 10:31 AM, Olaf Alders <olaf.alders at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Alex,
> > On Aug 16, 2015, at 5:10 PM, Alex Beamish <talexb at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I've been doing some Mojo in my copious spare time (yes, I'm looking for
> a job), and could do a talk about Mojo, but I'm reluctant to present Basic
> Mojo if everyone's already seen that.
> Based on the response to my call for presentations, I'd say that we don't
> have a lot of Mojo users in our midst.  Also, we were going to team up with
> another user group for this meeting, which will have a lot folks who are
> new to Perl.  I think a "getting started" presentation is actually what we
> are looking for here.
> > Mojo is actually quite similar to Dancer (or now Dancer2), which has
> been around for a couple of years.
> In some ways, but the routing is different and certainly the philosophy
> behind dependencies is quite different.  Since a lot of wheels go
> reinvented, it's good to be aware of some of the differences.
> >
> > I've been contemplating a project where I implement Twitter as a Mojo
> application -- it's a large, ridiculously complicated project, but if I
> start with just the basic schema and work up from that to a web frontend it
> could be interesting.
> I'd be very interested in seeing something like this.  How long would you
> like to speak for?
> Thanks,
> Olaf

Alex Beamish
Toronto, Ontario
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