How to impress your coworkers, or playing Perl in a team

How to impress your coworkers, or playing Perl in a team

By Maciej Czekay (‎Bruno‎) from,,
Date: Friday, 23 October 2009 12:00
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Intermediate
Language: English

For years the motto of Perl was TIMTOWTDI, and as a consequence it gained the fame of very flexible language, or even too flexible.

YAPC::EU 2009 brought us the second part of TIMTOWTDI phrase - the BSCINABTE (Bicarbonate). Do we need it? Why we need it? How to tame the ego and bend the mind to a specific style? Is it worthy? And how to impress the coworkers?

Almost year ago I joined the Perl based company, where I had (and still have) a lot of opportunities to ask those questions and sometimes even find some answers. Here I would like to share those experiences, and talk about coding style, comments and documentation, functional programming for mortals - and show some real-code examples.

Attended by: Emanuele Zeppieri (‎emazep‎), Stefano Rodighiero (‎larsen‎), Tim Bunce, Mona REMLAWI, menozero, peppe, Maciej Czekay (‎Bruno‎), Fabio Invernizzi (‎fabulus‎), Gianmarco Poma (‎il giamma‎), andrea ciampalini, lorenzo, Marco d'Itri (‎Md‎), Stefano Tirabassi, Marco Fontani (‎mfontani‎), Mathias Reitinger (‎mathias‎),

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