Welcome to the web page of the Victoria Perl Mongers!
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We meet on a monthly basis but meetings are sometimes cancelled; check the mailing list. If there is no meeting announcement posted there, we are not meeting. To join our mailing list, visit this page:
Anyone who can get to our meetings is welcome; we're well located for anyone
in the southern half of
Time: If and when we meet, it is at 7:00 pm on the third Tuesday of
the month, but this is irregular. Do not count on this page to be up to date;
check the mailing list for an explicit meeting notice which will usually be
sent out one week and one day before the meeting.
Place: The location for the November 2007 meeting was the offices of Enquisite, 3347 Oak Street.
offices of Enquisite, 3347 Oak Street
Time: 7:00 pm
Mock deliveredthis talk. Mock moved this year from
Darren Duncan completed the evening with a talk on the design of the Muldis D language and of its implementation in the form of Muldis DB, where it is a Perl hosted language that specializes in working with relational databases.
New review added: Perl Hacks, by chromatic, Damian Conway, and Curtis 'Ovid' Poe
Older reviews: Pro Perl, by Peter Wainwright
Order Perl by Mark Jason Dominus, Morgan Kaufmann Pro
Perl Parsing by Christopher M. Frenz, APress
Pro Perl Debugging by Richard Foley with Andy Lester, APress
Perl Best Practices by Damian Conway, O'Reilly
Perls of Wisdom by Randal L. Schwartz, APress (2005)
Perl 6 Now: The Core Ideas Illustrated With Perl 5 by Scott Walters, APress (2005)
See the list of previous meetings to see what we've talked about in the past.
excellent CORBA lecture [tarball]
Abram Hindle's "Perl and Game Development" lecture [tarball].
Abram Hindle's talk on XS and Inline::C: [tarball] [pdf].
Abram Hindle's Parse::RecDescent lecture [tarball] [pdf].