Mark Allen

Mark Allen
Software Developer, Alert Logic

Website | @bytemeorg

Mark Allen has over 10 years of experience as a software developer, system administrator and security architect.
He has given presentations to hundreds of peer developers at his $dayjob and at venues like OSCON, Frozen Perl workshop, YAPC::NA, Pittsburgh Perl workshop and others.


Location: E145 Level: Novice
Mark Allen (Alert Logic)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 10 ratings)
The UserAgent module in the perl web library is tried and true, battle tested (and battle scarred), but sometimes you just want more from your web library - more speed, more features. And sometimes you want less - less typing, less boilerplate. This talk examines four excellent alternatives to LWP::UserAgent: HTTP::Tiny, Mojo::UserAgent, LWP::Curl and Furl. Read more.
Tools and Techniques
Location: E146 Level: Intermediate
Mark Allen (Alert Logic)
Average rating: ****.
(4.55, 11 ratings)
DTrace is a facility for dynamically tracing operating system level code paths in real time in production (if you so desire.) But what you may not know is that many programming languages support DTrace as well, including Perl, Python and Erlang. This talk will show you how DTrace helps you find and solve tricky application problems quickly and safely even in production environments. Read more.


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