State Of The Onion

R Geoffrey Avery (Platypi Ventures), Larry Wall (The Wall Nuthouse)
Location: Portland 252 Level: Novice
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 11 ratings)

We live in exciting times in the Perl community, with a new implementations of Perl 5 starting off, as well as maturing ports of Rakudo Perl 6 to the JVM and other platforms. This talk might or might not be about them, but if not, it’ll be about something even more interesting. And there will be jokes.

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R Geoffrey Avery

Platypi Ventures

For many years a Perl Bioinformatics programmer in Philadelphia for a major pharma company helping scientists load, analyze and view their data.

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Larry Wall

The Wall Nuthouse

Larry Wall is the proud father of Perl, and godfather to Open Source movement.


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