• Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Sun Microsystems
  • BT
  • IBM
  • Yahoo! Inc.
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  • Atlassian Software Systems
  • Disney
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  • Etelos
  • Ingres
  • JasperSoft
  • Kablink
  • Linagora
  • MindTouch
  • Mozilla Corporation
  • Novell, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
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  • RightScale
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • Tenth Planet
  • Ticketmaster
  • Voiceroute
  • White Oak Technologies, Inc.
  • XAware
  • ZDNet

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Adam Kennedy
Senior Developer, Corporate Express Australia


Adam Kennedy is one of Perl’s “Beautiful People”. Brilliant and stunningly handsome, yet still modest, he particularly enjoys being asked to write his own biographies for conferences.

Adam is the author of the “theoretically impossible” Perl Parsing Interface (PPI), has released over 150 CPAN module, and created both win32.perl.org and the Strawberry Perl Win32 Perl distribution.


Location: Portland 256 Level: Novice
Adam Kennedy (Corporate Express Australia)
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Perl 5.10.0 marks the first production release of Strawberry Perl, a 100% open source and CPAN-compatible Perl distribution for Windows that works "exactly the same as Perl everywhere else." Discover the history, present and future of the community-driven Perl distribution, and learn how to use the Perl::Dist toolkit to "roll your own" Perl. Read more.
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