Perl

The Perl track covers the latest trends and developments in Perl, including Perl 5 and Perl 6, from databases to mod_perl and Perl hacks for productivity. Don't miss the chance to meet Perl greats such as Larry Wall, Damian Conway, Allison Randal, Tim Bunce, and Perrin Harkins.

Don't miss the fantastic Perl Lightning Talks!
Lightning Talks are sixteen five-minute talks in a ninety-minute time slot. Come early, it'll be fun!

Submit a Perl Lightning Talk!
Send the title and up to four sentence description to by the end of Monday, July 24 2006. For more complete information, visit perl.plover.com/lt/osc2006/.

Monday Morning July 24, 2006

The 7 Principles of Better API Design
Damian Conway, Thoughtstream
Time: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Perl

Higher-Order Perl
Mark-Jason Dominus, Chief Programmer, Plover Systems Co.
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location: Portland 255
Track:  Perl

Tuesday Morning July 25, 2006

Advanced Perl DBI
Tim Bunce, CTO, Data Plan Services
Time: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Location: Portland 253
Track:  Perl

More Perl Best Practices
Damian Conway, Thoughtstream
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location: Portland 251
Track:  Perl

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

What's New with Perl DBI?
Tim Bunce, CTO, Data Plan Services
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Perl

Parsers, Perl 6 Rules, and the Parrot Grammar Engine
Patrick Michaud, Consultant, pmichaud.com
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: Portland 251
Track:  Perl

Mind Like Water: The Path to Perl Bliss
Peter Scott, Owner, Pacific Systems Design Technologies
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Perl

Rock Your Testing World with Devel::Cover
Geoffrey Young, Senior Software Engineer, Ticketmaster
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location: D139-140
Track:  Perl

Plagger: Pluggable RSS/Atom Aggregation
Tatsuhiko Miyagawa, Software Engineer, Six Apart
Time: 2:35PM - 3:20PM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Perl

Programming the Kernel for Web 2.0
Audrey Tang, Anarchitect, Pugs/Perl6 Project
Time: 2:35PM - 3:20PM
Location: F151
Track:  Perl

Perl Lightning Talks
Mark-Jason Dominus, Chief Programmer, Plover Systems Co.
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Perl

Perl Lightning Talks (con't)
Mark-Jason Dominus, Chief Programmer, Plover Systems Co.
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Perl

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Mason Components for Ajax
David Bushong, Senior Web Engineer, iAnywhere, Inc./AvantGo
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Perl

Porting Mac::Carbon to Intel
Chris Nandor, Programmer, Slashdot
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: Portland 251
Track:  Perl

Low-Maintenance Perl
Perrin Harkins, Senior Engineer, Plus Three
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location: F151
Track:  Perl

A Relational Object Driver That Doesn't Suck
Ben Trott, Co-founder and CTO, Six Apart, Ltd.
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Perl

Perl 6 Update
Damian Conway, Thoughtstream
Larry Wall, Writer, Author and Creator of Perl
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Perl

Perl 6 Compiler Status and the Parrot Compiler Toolkit
Patrick Michaud, Consultant, pmichaud.com
Time: 2:35PM - 3:20PM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Perl

Perl Program Repair Shop and Red Flags
Mark-Jason Dominus, Chief Programmer, Plover Systems Co.
Time: 2:35PM - 3:20PM
Location: Portland 251
Track:  Perl

Building Search Applications With KinoSearch
Marvin Humphrey, Consultant, Rectangular Research
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: D139-140
Track:  Perl

Live Perl Testing
Michael G. Schwern
Josh Heumann, Programmer
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: Portland 251
Track:  Perl

Parrot: Evolution
Chip Salzenberg, Architect, Parrot
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Perl

The Conway Channel 2006
Damian Conway, Thoughtstream
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Perl

Friday, July 28, 2006

Extreme Perl Makeover
Peter Scott, Owner, Pacific Systems Design Technologies
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Perl

Perl Hacks You Never Knew Existed
chromatic, Technical Evangelist, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location: Portland 255
Track:  Perl