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Re: NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 16 January 2007 Perl Seminar NY: Mark Sullivan an

From: flatfish+++
Subject: Re: NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 16 January 2007 Perl Seminar NY: Mark Sullivan and Perrin Harkins
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 15:41:47 -0500

On Tue, 16 Jan 2007 13:59:14 -0500, secretary wrote:

> <blockquote
>   what="official Perl Seminar NY announcement">
>  Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2007 11:28:39 -0500
>  From: James Keenan <>
>  To:
>  Subject: [nylug-talk] Perl Seminar NY Tuesday January 16:  Agenda
>  Perl Seminar NY meets this Tuesday at 6:15 at NYPC Users Group, 481 8  
>  Ave (Ramada New Yorker,  Suite 550-51), at West 34 St.  We have two  
>  excellent presentations:
>  (1) Mark Sullivan: "use, require, do, and eval"
>  "use" is built on "require", which is built on "do", which is built on
>  "eval".  So they share a lot in common, but they offer different
>  features and different restrictions.  Mark will talk about how  
>  they're built,
>  where each is appropriate, and how to handle each when it goes wrong.
>  (2) Perrin Harkins:  "Low Maintenance Perl"
>  Perl is a language flexible enough to let you make your own decisions  
>  about how to use it. You can optimize your code for performance, for  
>  compactness, or even for entertainment value. But what if you want to  
>  optimize it for not getting support calls in the middle of the night  
>  about strange behavior on your web site? What if you want to optimize  
>  it for spending your Saturday at the movies instead of in the debugger?
>  This talk will show you how to choose a dialect of Perl that suits  
>  your preferred level of risk. It won't be a simple prescription, but  
>  you will learn why avoiding certain constructs can lead to fewer  
>  nasty surprises and less difficulty integrating code written by a  
>  team. A little planning and a willingness to choose practical  
>  solutions over magic can really pay off in reduced debugging time.
>  Perl gives you a lot of rope, but it's not too late to learn some new  
>  knots.
>  Hope you can attend!
>  Jim Keenan
>  _____________________________________________________________________________

God does that sound B....O....R...I...N...G !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

No wonder programmers live on Jolt..........
They need something to keep them awake.

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