Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Remote Method Invocation

Speaker: Scott Smith
When: 6:30 PM Wednesday October 21st, 2009

Where:
4444 Forest Park Parkway
5th floor, room 5206
St. Louis, MO 63108 (Map) <http://tinyurl.com/6adol6>

Abstract:
Remote Method Invocation (RMI) is an approach to providing a developer to write software with the ability to access resources across process and networks while treating the resources as local. Scott Smith, the developer of the RMI package available on CPAN, will explain Remote Method Invocation and how to work with his modules.

About the Speaker:
Scott Smith is a long time Perl developer and member of the St. Louis Perl Mongers. He is the author of the RMI package and a coauthor of the UR package. Scott Smith currently works for the Washington University Genome Center where he manages a team of developers, helps architect software, writes code, and helps try to find the answers to the mysteries encoded in
our, and various animals', DNA.

About St. Louis Perl Mongers:
St. Louis Perl Mongers (STL-PM) is a group of programmers and programmer types in the St. Louis area that meet to talk about Perl, computing topics, and anything of interest at the time. STL-PM is associated with the international Perl Mongers association. We have one official meeting each month on the third Wednesday of the month and socials whenever someone remembers to schedule one. There is no fee to attend the meetings and they are open to anyone. STL-PM welcomes members of any level of knowledge of Perl, even no knowledge at all. To find out more about St. Louis Perl Mongers please consider joining this list and sending out a quick "hello" or visiting our website. If you don't know Perl we'll even try and help!