YAPC::EU 2014 was the biggest conference in Europe, dedicated to the Perl programming language.
http://www.yapc.eu/ lists other Perl conferences and workshops around Europe.
YAPC::NA 2014 is on, and streaming!
Make sure to check out the other days either live or shortly after.
The Yet Another Perl Conference is a high-quality, inexpensive technical conference with its roots in the Perl Mongers user groups. The conference celebrates the Perl programming language and is meant to be accessible to anyone, regardless of experience, yet valuable to even the most skilled of programmers. Each year the conference attracts hundreds of programmers from around the world, including luminaries such as Larry Wall, Allison Randal, and Tim Bunce.
After adding more than 80 videos from 4 years of the London Perl Workshop, the Perl TV has now hosts more than 300 presentations.
The objective of Perl TV is to collect, tag, annotate, and distribute good, Perl-related videos.
Both the source code and the data of the site can be found in GitHub that makes it easy to contribute to the tagging.
More can be found in the changes file.
Perl 5.20.0 represents approximately 12 months of development since Perl 5.18.0 and contains approximately 470,000 lines of changes across 2,900 files from 124 authors.
Excluding auto-generated files, documentation and release tools, there were approximately 280,000 lines of changes to 1,800 .pm, .t, .c and .h files.
Perl continues to flourish into its third decade thanks to a vibrant community of users and developers. The following people are known to have contributed the improvements that became Perl 5.20.0:
Aaron Crane, Abhijit Menon-Sen, Abigail, Abir Viqar, Alan Haggai Alavi, Alan Hourihane, Alexander Voronov, Alexandr Ciornii, Andy Dougherty, Anno Siegel, Aristotle Pagaltzis, Arthur Axel ‘fREW’ Schmidt, Brad Gilbert, Brendan Byrd, Brian Childs, Brian Fraser, Brian Gottreu, Chris ‘BinGOs’ Williams, Christian Millour, Colin Kuskie, Craig A. Berry, Dabrien ‘Dabe’ Murphy, Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker, Daniel Dragan, Darin McBride, David Golden, David Leadbeater, David Mitchell, David Nicol, David Steinbrunner, Dennis Kaarsemaker, Dominic Hargreaves, Ed Avis, Eric Brine, Evan Zacks, Father Chrysostomos, Florian Ragwitz, François Perrad, Gavin Shelley, Gideon Israel Dsouza, Gisle Aas, Graham Knop, H.Merijn Brand, Hauke D, Heiko Eissfeldt, Hiroo Hayashi, Hojung Youn, James E Keenan, Jarkko Hietaniemi, Jerry D. Hedden, Jess Robinson, Jesse Luehrs, Johan Vromans, John Gardiner Myers, John Goodyear, John P. Linderman, John Peacock, kafka, Kang-min Liu, Karen Etheridge, Karl Williamson, Keedi Kim, Kent Fredric, kevin dawson, Kevin Falcone, Kevin Ryde, Leon Timmermans, Lukas Mai, Marc Simpson, Marcel Grünauer, Marco Peereboom, Marcus Holland-Moritz, Mark Jason Dominus, Martin McGrath, Matthew Horsfall, Max Maischein, Mike Doherty, Moritz Lenz, Nathan Glenn, Nathan Trapuzzano, Neil Bowers, Neil Williams, Nicholas Clark, Niels Thykier, Niko Tyni, Olivier Mengué, Owain G. Ainsworth, Paul Green, Paul Johnson, Peter John Acklam, Peter Martini, Peter Rabbitson, Petr Písař, Philip Boulain, Philip Guenther, Piotr Roszatycki, Rafael Garcia-Suarez, Reini Urban, Reuben Thomas, Ricardo Signes, Ruslan Zakirov, Sergey Alekseev, Shirakata Kentaro, Shlomi Fish, Slaven Rezic, Smylers, Steffen Müller, Steve Hay, Sullivan Beck, Thomas Sibley, Tobias Leich, Toby Inkster, Tokuhiro Matsuno, Tom Christiansen, Tom Hukins, Tony Cook, Victor Efimov, Viktor Turskyi, Vladimir Timofeev, YAMASHINA Hio, Yves Orton, Zefram, Zsbán Ambrus, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason.
Open West is an annual open source conference in Utah. In 2014 it runs for 3 days on May 8-10. There are 12 tracks, over 100 talks, and 1000 attendees. Last year Open West had one day of Perl. This year the Perl track goes for three. Mark Jason Dominus (MJD) will be one of the participants.
You can still register.
The MetaCPAN site has a constant flow of new features. Some are small, some are big, but almost none of them get in the news. The recently added news page will provide this missing piece. It also comes with a feed.
One of the biggest advantages of MetaCPAN is that it is open source. There is a page for how to contribute to MetaCPAN, you can also read the PerlMaven article on how the newsfeed was added to MetaCPAN, you can then consider contributing too.
Czech Perl Workshop takes place in Prague on May 20th and 21st 2014
The (almost) complete talk schedule has been published.
This event is highly recommended for Perl professionals but also for those, who are just deeply interested in this field and are hungry for new information and ideas.
Register now (deadline is 6th of May 2014).
We have received a good amount of talks, but we realize we can squeeze in quite a few more.
That’s why we have decide to prolong the deadline till April 5th.
The topics the talks we have received till now include: async, begin_decapitates_args, dom, error_2048, html5, lucy, mojolicious, mongo, nonblocking, pitfalls, procrastination, refactoring, reuse, rss, search, security, testing, ua_halts_ioloop, websockets
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate in asking us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Submit a talk at: http://www.mojoconf.org/mojo2014/newtalk
More info about Mojoconf 2014 held in Oslo 23th-25th of May 2014 can be found here: http://www.mojoconf.org/mojo2014/