History of London.pm


London Perl Workshop - Dec 4th 2010

The sixth LPW sees Westminster University hosting another great workshop.

New leader - Nov 1st 2010

Leo Lapworth wins the election to be the new leader, taking over from Léon Brocard.

London Perl Workshop - Dec 5th 2009

The fifth LPW sees Westminster University hosting another great workshop.

New website - Aug 29th 2009

Leo Lapworth rewrote the backend to the website.

New leader - Nov 29th 2008

Greg McCarroll steps down and hands over the reins to Léon Brocard.

London Perl Workshop - Nov 29th 2008

The fourth LPW sees Westminster University hosting another great workshop.

New leader - Dec 1st 2007

Citing geographical inconvenience Simon Wistow steps down and long time heretic Greg McCarroll takes over.

London Perl Workshop - Dec 1st 2007

The fourth LPW sees Westminster University hosting over 160 Mongers. Dave Cross runs a free Perl Beginners' course which quickly fills to cpacity.

London.pm Teach-in - Jun 2nd 2007

Former glorious leader Dave Cross runs a free training day at the BBC. It is wildly successful and hugely popular.

London Perl Workshop Dec 9th 2006

The third annual London Perl Workshop goes like a charm.

New leader - Jan 23rd 2005

After 2 years and 2 months Mark Fowler stepped down and Simon Wistow was elected in an uncontested race.

London Perl Workshop - Nov 26th 2005

The second London Perl Workshop was held at City University. Special guest was Mark Jason Dominus.

London Perl Workshop - Dec 11th 2004

The inaugural London Perl Workshop was held at Imperial College Union. Special guest was Casey West.

New leader - Dec 5th 2002

Paul Mison stepped down as leader after a year and Mark Fowler was elected in his place.

New leader - Dec 13th 2001

After a a battle the likes of which will never be seen again, Paul Mison (aka Blech) has been elected our new leader. He takes over from Dave Cross who has put vast amounts of energy into running the group for the last three years and to whom the group owes it's very existence. Many many kudos to him.

YAPC Europe 2001

YAPC::Europe 2001

Yet again members of London.pm were involved somewhat in the organisation of a YAPC::Europe, this time in Amsterdam between the 2nd and 4th of August. Lots of us attended and spoke as well. It was fun.

First Heretics Meeting - Feb 8th 2001

Of course, at the time there was only one heretic.

Damian Conway Sponsorship

Damian Conway

Many members of London.pm donated substantial sums of money to the fund to sponsor Damian Conway to work on Perl for the whole of the year 2001. And he came and spoke to us, which was nice.

YAPC::Europe 2000

YAPC::Europe 2000

Members of London.pm were heavily involved in the organisation of the first YAPC::Europe which was held at the ICA in London on 22-24 September 2000. Many of us gave presentations.

The Camel

You hired a camel? Well, sponsor is probably the correct term...

Check out the info about the camel here.

First Meeting - Aug 6th 1998

Held at the Cittie of York on Thursday the 6th of August, 1998.