Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Jeffrey Goff

Jeffrey Goff
Senior Developer, Evozon Systems

Website | @DrForr

Jeffrey Goff is a senior developer at Evozon Systems, a web design agency in Cluj, Romania, where he architects and builds custom web applications with Perl, HTML, and JavaScript. One of the original release managers for Parrot (née Perl 6), Jeff is an active contributor to both Perl 5 and Perl 6 and has written some core interface modules for Perl 6. At home, when he’s not creating Perl 6 libraries or speaking at conventions, he does origami and travels. You can follow Jeff on Twitter and view his open source contributions on GitHub. He also blogs at The Perl Fisher.


9:00am12:30pm Monday, May 8, 2017
The Cutting Edge
Location: Meeting Room 18 A/B
Level: Beginner
Jeffrey Goff (Evozon Systems)
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Jeffrey Goff introduces Perl's new multiparadigm, highly concurrent sister language Perl 6 with activities drawn from real-world use cases. Jeff offers an overview of basic Perl 6 scripting, data types, and text manipulation, covers data structures, functions, and the basics of testing, and walks you through creating a Perl 6 module you can use in your own code. Read more.