Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Sunday, 13 July 2014

Why Learn Perl? Interview 4 - Emma Howson, Graduate and Emerging Perl Dancer

For the last six months Geekuni has been in the Beta phase. Several dozen people have taken my Perl Essentials and Web Development courses, giving me helpful feedback on the course content and technology. As market research I've interviewed a few of my graduates to understand what motivates people to learn Perl. I'm sharing these interviews to provide a glimpse of the future Perl community.


Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Why Learn Perl? Interview 3 - Savio Dimatteo, Established Perl Developer

For the last six months Geekuni has been in the Beta phase. Several dozen people have taken my Perl Essentials and Web Development courses, giving me helpful feedback on the course content and technology. As market research I've interviewed a few of my graduates to understand what motivates people to learn Perl. I'm sharing these interviews to provide a glimpse of the future Perl community.

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Why Learn Perl? Interview 2 - Andy Beverley, Serial Entrepreneur

For the last six months Geekuni has been in the Beta phase. Several dozen people have taken my Perl Essentials and Web Development courses, giving me helpful feedback on the course content and technology. As market research I've interviewed a few of my graduates to understand what motivates people to learn Perl. I'm sharing these interviews to provide a glimpse of the future Perl community.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Why Learn Perl? Interview 1 - Michael Rupp, Polyglot

For the last six months Geekuni has been in the Beta phase. Several dozen people have taken my Perl Essentials and Web Development courses, giving me helpful feedback on the course content and technology. As market research I've interviewed a few of my graduates to understand what motivates people to learn Perl. I'm sharing these interviews to provide a glimpse of the future Perl community.

Saturday, 15 February 2014

Why learn Vim?

It's not the first time a student has been exasperated that they have to write their code in Vim...

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Snapshot 2014* - Perl on the Web

A survey of the Perl Web Development job market

Having used the Dancer web framework for a year I was so impressed by the simplicity and clarity that in 2011 I started giving an annual Web Development class at the London Perl Workshop. By 2013 I'd noticed that one of the questions which often came up was along the lines of "is this going to get me a job?"