[Catalyst] London Perl tutorials - 25th & 26th February 2009 - day 2 includes Cat+DBIC

Robert L Cochran cochranb at speakeasy.net
Wed Jan 21 22:32:47 GMT 2009

This is really tempting. I don't know if I can afford this one. And I
would have to get to London several days before Day 1, because jet lag
hits me hard. Hmm.

Bob Cochran

Matt S Trout wrote:
> Ok, so, as a favour to the UKUUG and to Dave Cross, founder of the illustrious
> london.pm and person mad enough to let me split the tutorial time at the
> London Perl Workshop 2008 with him, I hereby re-appear on the lists to
> point out that there are tutorials going on, and those of you attempting to
> get people up to speed or rescue PHP developers or whatever might be
> interested in it.
> So, if you are interested, here's the details -
> UKUUG (in conjunction with O'Reilly) presents:
> Introduction to Perl - 25th February 2009 
> Advanced Perl Techniques - 26th February 2009
> Tutor: Dave Cross
> see:  http://www.ukuug.org/events/perl09/
> Day 1: Introduction to Perl - 25th February:
> This one-day course is an introduction to Perl for complete beginners. No 
> knowledge of Perl is assumed, although attendees will have a slight advantage 
> if they have some knowledge of at least one other programming language. At 
> the end of the course, attendees will have enough knowledge to write a number 
> of useful Perl programs, together with details of where to go for more 
> information.
> Syllabus: 
> What is Perl 
> Input and output 
> Creating and running a Perl program 
> Regular expressions 
> Perl variables 
> References 
> Operators and functions 
> Finding and using modules 
> Conditional constructs 
> Smart matching 
> Subroutines 
> Day 2: Advanced Perl Techniques - 26th February:
> Perl has come a long way since the "scripting language" which powered most of 
> the world wide web in the 1990s. There are many ways to build applications in 
> Perl. In this course we will look at some powerful techniques which are used 
> by the best Perl programmers in the world. This one-day course is aimed at 
> programmers who have been using Perl for some time but who may not be 
> completely up to date with the latest Perl techniques. At the end of the 
> course attendees will have a number of modern Perl programming techniques to 
> their programming toolkit. 
> Syllabus: 
> What's new in Perl 5.10 
> Dates and times
> Testing (including coverage analysis)
> Database access with DBIx::Class
> Profiling 
> Object oriented programming with Moose
> Templates 
> Web application development with Catalyst 
> TUTOR Biography:
> Dave Cross is the owner of Magnum Solutions Ltd, an Open Source consultancy 
> company based in London. In 1998 he started london.pm which has grown to be 
> one of the largest Perl Mongers groups in the world. He nominally led the 
> group until September 2001. Between August 2002 and June 2006 he was the Perl 
> Mongers User Groups Co-ordinator for the Perl Foundation. Dave is a regular 
> speaker at Perl and Open Source conferences and is often invited to present 
> tutorials alongside the main conference. He is the author of "Data Munging 
> with Perl" (Manning, 2001) and a co-author of "Perl Template 
> Toolkit" (O'Reilly, 2003). Dave lives in South West London. The rumours about 
> gold-plated cats were never true.
> Each day starts at 09:30 - ends approx. 17:00 each day

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