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Homage to Perl

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One of the keynotes of YAPC::EU 2015.

The Perl community and culture shaped fundamentally the developer I am today. In this talk I go through some of the unique or strong characteristics of Perl that influenced me the most.

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Homage to Perl

  1. 1. Homage to Perl YAPC::EU 2015
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  3. 3. Dropping out from high school
  4. 4. Pragmatism
  5. 5. Scalars
  6. 6. It is OK to break symmetry
  7. 7. Context
  8. 8. Design for the common case
  9. 9. Client code first
  10. 10. Think with your editor, not a blackboard
  11. 11. USENET
  12. 12. There are many ways to help in an open source project
  13. 13. IRC Spider Sense
  14. 14. How much does the person know?
  15. 15. XY questions
  16. 16. IRC is the best debugging school
  17. 17. Iain Truskett
  18. 18. Documentation
  19. 19. perldoc perl
  20. 20. perldoc Moose
  21. 21. Empathy
  22. 22. Testing
  23. 23. CPAN
  24. 24. Crazy creativity
  25. 25. Acme::
  26. 26. JAPHs
  27. 27. Perl Golf
  28. 28. Coprimality test Number of divisors Fraction reduction Integer square root Euler’s φ Square-free test …
  29. 29. fxn/math-with- regexps
  30. 30. Perl Poetry
  31. 31. To Larry
  32. 32. To the Perl community
  33. 33. Thank You Very Much

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