Monday, February 14, 2011

February Meeting: Perl 6

Speaker: Matt Follett
When: 6:30 PM Wednesday 2/16/11
Where:
Announce Media
6665 Delmar Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63130-4544

Foo Sponsor: Announce Media

Abstract:


Perl6 has been a long time coming with the original design dating back to 2000. With releases of great Perl 6 partial implementations such as Rakudo and Niecza rolling along Perl 6 is becoming a more exciting technology every day. This talk will cover some of the features and advancements that Perl 6 provides today and try and provide some knowledge on how it can be useful today.

About Matt Follett:


Matt Follett is a local developer who has developed a wide range of technologies over the last few years, from C++ custom network protocols to web analytics. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Rolla, where he majored in Computer Science & Computer Engineering. He has worked for Monsanto, Boeing, Beck Automation, and Washington University as a software engineer.