Perl in Japan

Perl is used in many different fields, by programmers from all over the world. Western countries have a large number of companies that use Perl and implicitly Perl developers, with a solid community that touches base every year through events like The Perl Conference formerly known as YAPC. But further east there are other YAPC events, a bit different and a lot bigger. They’re not exclusive to Perl developers and bring together more than a thousand participants each year. A qu ...

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Perl in Brazil

Carrying on the heels of our previous article that explored the topic of Perl in Japan , we now move towards South America, more exactly, Brazil. To find out more about how Perl is used in Brazil and the community there, we had a talk with garu. For most of you, his name, Breno G. de Oliveira or garu, is certainly familiar, but for those of you who might not know him, here’s a brief bio. Garu has been a community orga ...

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Interview with a Perl developer

2018-03-14 12:55:37 admin Perl Interests Interviews 0 Comments

Today we’ll have a chat with John. C. Norton , a Perl developer and Linux enthusiast, about the state of Perl, his experiences in the business and some of his side projects.  BIP: How long have you been working in Perl and how did you two “meet”? J.N.: I started with Perl in 2000, when I switched jobs to work for a company that needed a principal tool ...

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Interview with a Perl developer, Randal Schwartz

2018-03-28 12:41:12 admin News Interviews 0 Comments

Randal Schwartz is a self-taught programmer, writer, consultant and trainer. A published author of several Perl books, like Programming Perl, Learning Perl, Intermediate Perl and Effective Perl Programming and an important community contributor, Randal has been involved with Perl since its first release in 1987. BIP: When and how did you get into programming? R.S.: I worked a lot with my Dad in the “lab”... our wor ...

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