Everything open source
May 16–17, 2016: Training & Tutorials
May 18–19, 2016: Conference
Austin, TX
Larry Wall

Larry Wall
Artist in Residence, Craigslist

Website | @TimToady

Open source and OSCON are partly Larry Wall’s fault. Larry also wrote some programs people seem to like.


11:05am–11:45am Wednesday, 05/18/2016
The New Stuff
Location: Ballroom A Level: Intermediate
Larry Wall (Craigslist)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 25 ratings)
Sure, Perl is the granddaddy of open source languages, but now with the Perl 6 redesign, Perl is also, once again, an emerging language with great flexibility and potential, designed to scale into your future, with world-class support for Unicode, FP, OO, concurrent, and reactive programming. Larry Wall explores Perl 6 and explains why he expects the Perl 6 community and ecosystem to blossom. Read more.