The technical meetings are a monthly event, that aims to provide the Birmingham Perl community with an educational night of talks. If you wish to attend, please feel free to come along and listen in.
Talks Wanted: If you would like to do a talk, whether a 5 minute lightning talk, a 15 minutes talk or longer, please let us know and we'll add you to the schedule. If we are unable to add you to the schedule for the next meeting, we will give you priority at a future meeting.
Guest Speakers: Are you visiting Birmingham at some point in the future, and would be willing to give a talk? Or are you based outside of the West Midlands, but would be willing to make a trek over to see us and present a talk? If so, then I'd love to hear from you. Drop me an email with details of when you are in Birmingham and the talk you would like to present. I'll then arrange a schedule and confirm.
|26 September, 2007 - Birmingham.pm Technical Meeting|
|Time:||6.30pm onwards, talks at 8pm|
|Address:||48 John Bright Street, Birmingham, B1 1BN|
A selection of talks regarding Perl and related subjects. Entry is free, and newcomers are welcome. See our meetings page for further details.
Note that food is served until 7.30pm, with a selection of main meals, hot/cold bagettes and sandwiches, starters and desserts. As there is more space, we'll probably eating and drinking first in the back bar. Talks start around 8pm in the upstairs function room.
|Brian McCauley - A quick introduction to regular expressions|
As the title suggests, a short introduction to the world of regular expressions.
|Brian McCauley - The Perl m// s/// and qr// operators - an unconventional viewpoint|
How to use your regular expression in your Perl code.
|Brian McCauley - The Perl pattern match variables|
A more detailed look at the variables used within pattern matching with regular expressions
|Brian McCauley - Perl 5.10 Advanced Regular Expressions|
An overview of the new features and optimisations in the perl 5.10 regular expression engine.
|Brian McCauley - WTF are Perl6 grammars? (lightning talk)|
A quick look at what Perl6 grammars are.
* = Guest Speaker
We are one of the UK's largest Perl user groups, representing Birmingham UK to the international Perl community since 2000. We hold monthly social and technical presentations, and several of our members are now regular attendees and speakers at the YAPC::Europe Perl Conferences.
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