Have at it

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 15:48:53 GMT 2009

On 28 Jan 2009, at 12:23, Simon Wilcox wrote:

> Ovid wrote:
>> ----- Original Message ----
>>> From: Philippe Bruhat (BooK) <philippe.bruhat at free.fr>
>>> Where do we learn about that? Are there some OO tutorials planned  
>>> at the
>>> next YAPC?
>>> Every time I write a new CPAN module, I first have to decide on  
>>> how I'm
>>> going to do OO this time.
>> Rather than focusing on advanced tools and modules, I'd focus on  
>> advanced techniques.
> Not necessarily so advanced either. I'm particularly looking forward  
> to the tech meet because I don't really understand *why* I'd want to  
> use Moose. If the talks are all aimed high and assume that I know a  
> load of OO theory then I'll struggle.
> I'm not a comp-sci graduate and I came to perl and programming  
> largely through systems administration and then web development.  
> What I know of OO I largely learned from Damian's book and working  
> with the various ORM systems. I mostly get it but I don't really  
> understand what the fuss is about.
> I want to believe^Wlearn.

That's pretty much the approach I'm taking with my talk: what's in it
for me as a non-comp sci graduate journeyman programmer.

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