Issue #308 - 2017-06-19 - The Perl Conference: US 2017 is upon us!

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Hopefully, I'll get to see some of you this week in Alexandria, VA! Before I pack my bags and fly out, here's some of the latest happenings in the Perl world.

D Ruth Holloway


The corner of Gabor

Just a few entries added by Gabor while Ruth was on her way to the YAPC::NA Perl Conference.

Learning to program with Perl 6

by JJ Merelo (JMERELO)

First Steps: Getting into programming without leaving the command line - new Perl 6 book. Buy it now!

Bailador Plans

by Gabor Szabo (SZABGAB)

Read about some plans with the Bailador Project and remember, you have only 3 days left to support the book.


News

20 Years of Perl Mongers

by brian d foy (BDFOY)

brian d foy realizes an anniversary is coming up--a big one!

New Sydney PM website and URL

by Dean Hamstead (DJZORT)

Sydney.PM has a new website, at a new address, and it looks really great!


Code

Writing Declarative Perl

by Curtis 'Ovid' Poe (OVID)

Learn a little about declarative code as a way to model complex object actions (speaking at TPC:US 2017!)


Perl 5

Perl 6

Synchronicity Sorted

The Perl 6 Weekly

Perl 6 Release Quality Assurance: Full Ecosystem Toaster

by Zoffix Znet (ZOFFIX)

Zoffix gives us a rundown on quality-assurance improvements since Rakudo 2017.04.


Weekly collections

Events

The Perl Conference - Amsterdam

Formerly YAPC::EU, the conference's theme this year is 'High-end Perl'. 9-11 August 2017 is right around the corner!

German Perl Workshop 2017

The German Perl Workshop is in Hamburg, at the Bürgerhaus Wilhelmsburg, on June 26-28! Registration is open!

YAPC::Fukuoka

July 01, 2017, LINE Fukuoka株式会社, Hakata-Ku, Fukuoka, Japan

The Swiss Perl Workshop 2017

The Swiss Perl Workshop will be held in Villars-sur-Ollon on August 25-26. CFP is open until July 31, and registration is now open.


Perl Jobs by Perl Careers

Make your work more visible; Catalyst and Template Toolkit with an eye for detail - junior to mid-level

Got an eye for detail and some HTML/CSS/jQuery skills? Want to work in a small team with a very popular product in Central London? Some exposure to Catalyst and Template Toolkit?

Lights, Camera ... Perl! - Mid-Level Perl / Ops for the movies (London UK)

There’s Bad CGI, and there’s Good CGI. Bad CGI involves your web-server standing up new perl processes for incoming requests, where Good CGI makes the films you watch magical . This job – unusually for Perl – involves Good CGI.

Distraction-free Workplace - Escape Standups and Scrum - Perl Developer West London

Personally, I love Agile and Scrum so much I wrote a set of blog articles detailing why I love them so much. But it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. Some  people yearn for being given a two-week task, going away, and getting it done well by themselves, or in consultation with highly technical and well-read colleagues.



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