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BWT - B'ham LUG - 19/04/2007
Posted by on 16/04/2007 World Tour 2007 - Birmingham LUG - 19th April 2007

On Thursday 19th April 2007, Birmingham Perl Mongers will be performing another date on their World Tour, talk schedule looks as follows:

  • Selenium - An Introduction to Web Testing [Barbie]
  • Development Coverage [Barbie]
  • Excel from the Command Line [JJ]

Attendance is free, and will be held on the Birmingham University campus in room G40 of the School of Computer Science. See map links below for guidance. Doors open at 7.30pm, with talks set to begin around 8pm. The after show party is usually held on campus in the Staff House.



During the early part of last year Birmingham Perl Mongers took to the road to promote the 2006 YAPC::Europe Perl Conference, which we hosted at the end of August 2006. We took it upon ourselves to visit several Perl Monger groups around the UK. It proved extremely popular and several groups asked to come back again, and some Linux user groups asked if we could visit them too. So this year we decided to do exactly that, although we've decided to give ourselves a bit of a challenge.

In 2006 it was purely a networking exercise, to get to know other Perl and Linux users around the country. For 2007, however, we are planning a bigger Perl promotion by performing via a speaking tour, with several members of Birmingham Perl Mongers attending Perl & Linux user groups around the UK, offering to present talks at their technical meetings about different aspects of Perl.

Tour Dates

Dates so far confirmed:

Mon 12 Feb -
Tue 20 Mar - Gloucestershire LUG
Wed 28 Mar -
Mon 2 Apr -
Thu 19 Apr - Birmingham LUG
Wed 25 Apr -
Tue 1 May - Malvern LUG
Wed 23 May -

More dates to be added, with London PM, Nottingham PM/LUG, Coventry LUG and Wolverhampton LUG still to be scheduled. If there are any other groups that would like us to visit and present a few talks, please get in touch.

Check the Birmingham Perl Mongers website for more details.