Piers Cawley

Piers Cawley
Senior Programmer, Thermeon

Web site | @pdcawley

Piers Cawley is a long time Perl programmer who recently spent a few years as a Ruby programmer.

He’s currently working for the BBC applying Modern Perl techniques to MediaSelector, part of the iPlayer backend.

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Location: Portland 256
Piers Cawley (Thermeon)
Average rating: ***..
(3.95, 21 ratings)
Four years ago, I abandoned Perl for Ruby because I was finding the annoyances of Perl were outweighing the benefits - Ruby simply didn't have those annoyances. Today I'm back with Perl. This talk explains why and shows off the modules that are helping to turn Perl 5 into a nicer language. Read more.
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