2011.08 in #4
Mark Keating (MDK) - also known as the marketing director of The Perl Foundation describes his first day at YAPC::EU in Riga including some pictures. I hope he will also write reports on the other days as well.
2011.09.02 in #6
GSoC - Google Summer of Code - Final Wrap
At YAPC::EU Mark Keating has already announced that all the Gsoc project The Perl Foundation had were successful. In this post he wraps up the effort in the 6 projects.
2011.09.03 in #6
Perlverse: $foo and Renée Becker
This is the first of a series of posts by Mark Keating, the marketing director of The Perl Foundation introducing various parts of the Perl community. In this first issue he is writing about Renée Becker and the $foo Magazine. Renée is one of those few people who does a lot for the Perl community beyond writing code.
2011.11.01 in #15
Linter in Test::WWW::Mechanize
I was a bit surprised to see Mark Keating (mdk) writing about Perl code and not only about marketing and organizing things but maybe the fresh air in San Francisco had its effects.
2011.11.14 in #17
London Perl Workshop 2011, Reflection, part two
Mark Keating (MDK), the organizer of the London Perl Workshop, looks back at this year's event.
2011.12.04 in #19
Google Code-in - Fit the Second
Mark Keating (MDK) reports on the progress of TPF in the Google Code-in after two weeks of work. In a nutshell: things are looking good but more students, mentors and tasks are needed.
2011.12.06 in #20
Perl Rocks Latin America
Mark Keating (MDK) writes about the W3C competition and about the only Perl team that participated. And won. Leaving 46 other teams wishing they had better tools.
2011.12.18 in #21
Stick it to them...[
The Perl Foundation has a new sticker and I have already asked Mark Keating (MKD) to send me a few for the Israeli Perl Workshop.
2011.12.27 in #23
Google Code-in - Fit the Third
Mark Keating (MDK) provides his 3rd and very detailed report about the status of The Perl Foundation related tasks in the Google Code-in project. Nice charts too.
2012.01.13 in #25
London Perl Workshop: The Videos
Mark Keating posted a link to the recently finished videos from LPW 2011.
2012.01.27 in #27
Video killed the presenting star...
Mark Keating recommends some video recordings from the London Perl Workshop 2011 and Perl Oasis 2012.
2012.02.06 in #29
Europe is still freezing but Google and Mark Keating are already thinking about the summer and the code. The Perl Foundation wants to participate again which means you need to give ideas and volunteer as mentor.
2012.03.05 in #32
GSoC - Update and Flyers
Participating in the GSoC became a tradition at The Perl Foundation. Mark Keating provides some updates for this year and calls for students and mentors to start signing up.
2012.03.06 in #33
Mark Keating announces the new round of the SAN initiative to bring people new to YAPC to their first conference.
2012.04.25 in #40
Send A Newbie
The new round of the Send a Newbie to YAPC program was announced by Mark Keating.
2012.08.20 in #57
PRS2012 - Perl5-Perl6 Reunification Summit
A detailed report full of pictures by Mark Keating.
2012.12.18 in #74
The First Twenty-Five Years
Mark Keating published this on The Perl Foundation web site.
2014.04.25 in #144
Google Summer of Code 2014 (Update 2)
Summer, and its student programs, is coming. We are ready for them.
2014.07.27 in #157
Let's top git.io
Mark Keating, the marketing manager of the Perl Foundation, is calling you to follow Kent Fredric on GitHub in order to give Perl developers a better representation in the git.io/top list.
2014.11.20 in #174
Perl and the Internet of Things
Mark Keating (oh yeah, no PAUSE id, because he still hasn't released any damn code), posted his thoughts and feelings about the London Perl Workshop 2014. TL;DR: it was awesome, everyone was awesome.
2015.02.13 in #186
GSoC: I need your ideas
Paul Johnson and Mark Keating are preparing the Perl team for the Google Summer of Code. They are looking for projects that want to participate.
2015.03.02 in #188
Perl and the Company Culture
Mark wants to make some noise and promote companies, big and small, that use Perl. For that, he asks for your help to corral the names of all organizations that fit the bill.
2015.03.07 in #189
The Company Culture - the process
Mark outlines his plan for promoting companies that are using Perl in some way.
2015.03.07 in #189
The Westfield Leader
Mark started his promotion of companies using Perl with a description of a regional newspaper from New Jersey, USA. They've been using Perl for more than 15 years, and recently contributed to the Perl 6 team's need for a new server.
2015.04.10 in #194
One Decade Down 01
Shadowcat Systems is 10 year old! If there was ever an occasion to raise a pint, this is it. Many happy returns, guys!
2015.05.11 in #199
The world of MongoDB
Mark continues his series about companies using Perl, this time with MongoDB.
2015.07.06 in #207
The London Perl Workshop
The London Perl Workshop (LPW) is the premier UK Perl event. This year it's on the 12th December, and has a theme of "A Perl Christmas". It's not to soon to submit a talk proposal. Yet again, Mark Keating is organising LPW.
2015.08.13 in #212
Booking.com Donate $60,000 to Perl 5
Booking.com donated $60K to The Perl Fundation toward the continued support of the Perl 5 Core. To which I can only say: "huzzah!"
2015.09.06 in #215
MDK recounts his YAPC::EU experience, with pictures, puns and everything.
2015.09.10 in #216
Mini-video of the event memories
2015.09.18 in #217
Community Heroes: Liz and Wendy
If you've been to a Perl conference or workshop you've probably come across Liz and Wendy. Mark sings their praises.
2015.11.19 in #226
Jonathon Worthington to Keynote at London Perl Workshop
2015.11.22 in #226
OSCON Call for Papers
The OSCON Call for Papers closes this Tuesday, 24th November, and at this moment there are no papers submitted on Perl. It would be a shame if the conference that started as The Perl Conference did not have any presentation about Perl.
2015.11.29 in #227
The talk schedule for London Perl Workshop
It's just under 2 weeks to the London Perl Workshop, which is on Saturday 12th December. Mark has now published the talk schedule, which includes a closing talk by Jonathan Worthington.
2015.12.23 in #231
London Perl Workshop Videos
Videos of the talks from the London Perl Workshop, held in early December.
2016.01.01 in #233
End of Year 2015
A Shadowcatty retrospective of 2015.
2016.02.03 in #237
2016.03.01 in #241
Shadowcat Commercial Products
One of a series of posts by Mark, celebrating 10 years of Shadowcat. This one describes some key systems they've developed, some of them which are only used internally.
2016.03.21 in #244
One Decade Down: Open Source Software Consultancy
mdk reminisces on the many Open Sources contributions that the Shadowcat's paws produced in the last decade.
2016.04.07 in #246
The Well Sponsored World
Mark's final post in the series celebrating 10 years of Shadowcat, describing definition of, and approach to, sponsorship.
2016.09.19 in #270
The 2016 P5P Hackathon
The first-ever P5P hackathon is going to be held in Amsterdam, from 11th to 14th November this year, hosted by Booking.com and officially supported by The Perl Foundation.
2016.09.23 in #270
TPF at OSCON London
The Perl Foundation (TPF) is going to have a stand at OSCON Europe, which is on London, 17th - 18th October. If you're going, drop by and said hello.
2016.11.07 in #277
the times they are a-changing
Karen Pauley steps down from the Presidency of TPF
2017.07.21 in #313
On Tuesday 8th August, the day before TPC::EU starts, there is going to be a hackathon in Amsterdam, to work on the EPO web sites. If you're going to be there for the conference, why not volunteer to help out.
2017.08.08 in #316
EPO's booklet introducing Rakudo
Mark has been working on a booklet that introduces Rakudo, for distribution both inside and outside the Perl community.
2017.10.03 in #324
Call for Papers
mdk is getting an early start on preparations for The Perl Conference in Glasgow, August 13-17, 2018. The Call for Papers is now open.
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