Wanted: Speakers for London.pm Technical Meeting

Ben Evans benjamin.john.evans at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 17:23:04 BST 2012

On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 5:19 PM, Dave Cross <dave at dave.org.uk> wrote:
> Quoting Pedro Figueiredo <me at pedrofigueiredo.org>:
>> and another one I've been mulling and considering writing to submit to
>> LPW, but I'm afraid it wouldn't warrant me many friends in the L.pm
>> community, it's titled "The problem with Perl" and is basically me ranting
>> about the nice things in Java and Python that we (as in, myself until I
>> started doing serious Java and Python, and some other L.pm'ers I've talked
>> with) just tend to shrug off or don't even think about, or think they're bad
>> but they're actually not bad at all.
> I think this one sounds really interesting. I'd love to hear it.

I've been discussing a talk with Leon, tentatively entitled "Through
The Looking Glass" - basically an account of what I found in the years
I've been spending a lot of time with Java & JVM technology and

I could do either the technical or community aspects - both are IMO
very interesting and provide, in many ways, very different
perspectives (but also some surprising similarities).


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