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.
|21 March 2012 - Birmingham.pm Technical Meeting|
|Venue:||Birmingham Science Park Aston|
|Address:||Faraday Wharf, Holt Street, Birmingham, B7 4BB|
Meet at the Sack o' Potatoes from 6pm onwards, then onto BSPA for a 7.30pm start.
|Jon Allen - App::Cmd - A command-line app for building command-line apps|
Perl is great for writing quick command-line tools, but useful apps can easily take on a life of their own. Once you've added option processing, config files, documentation, packaging, and so on, this "scaffolding" code can often end up bigger than the script you wanted to write in the first place!
* = Guest Speaker
The Birmingham Science Park Aston strategy is focused on a service offering for founders of new technology ventures as well as more established businesses. BSPA are located in central Birmingham, close to Aston University and the city centre. Occupying a 22 acre campus, BSPA can provide flexible office units and a new multi-occupancys start-up facility.
For further information regarding Birmingham Science Park Aston, please visit their website.
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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