Technical Meeting 30th July 2009

Dave Cross dave at
Mon Jul 27 19:23:38 BST 2009

On 27/07/09 18:48, Dave Cross wrote:
> On 27/07/09 18:06, Dirk Koopman wrote:
>> Léon Brocard wrote:
>>> 2009/7/13 Léon Brocard <acme at>:
>>>> London Perl Mongers organises technical meetings every two months. The
>>>> technical meetings are a chance to find out what has been going on in
>>>> the Perl community, what techniques people are using and how Perl
>>>> integrates with other software.
>>>> The next technical meeting will be on the 30th July from 7pm to 9pm
>>>> (you may arrive from 6.30pm, sign in at the reception) and the theme
>>>> is “Corporate Perl”. You have to sign up to attend, see below. It will
>>>> be held at Gumtree's's offices near Richmond station. Many thanks to
>>>> Dave Cross, Gumtree and everyone involved for allowing us to use this
>>>> wonderful venue.
>>>> Talks planned so far:
>>>> Joel Bernstein - RESTful HTTP responses with Perl (or, how I learned
>>>> to stop worrying and love RFC2616)
>>>> Dave Cross - Why do so many companies re-invent well-known CPAN
>>>> modules badly and end up writing far too much code?
>>>> Pedro Figueiredo - Perl in the cloud
>>>> Léon Brocard - Fewer cables
>>>> Our venue size is limited so you will have to sign up to attend this
>>>> meeting.
>>> Sign up for the technical meeting this week will close at noon on
>>> Tuesday. You should sign up now!
>> Is there any parking to be had?
> There _is_ some parking just outside the office, but I'm not sure what
> the restrictions are. I'll check it out tomorrow and get back to you.

Ah. The council web site says:

"The Old Town Hall does not have any parking space of its own, but there 
is limited on-street meter parking available in Whittaker Avenue."

The Old Town Hall is opposite the Gumtree offices on Whittaker Avenue.


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