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  • YAPC::NA::2015 Closes Sold-Out Conference Fri, 26-Jun-2015 by TPF Conferences Staff

    As we close YAPC::NA in Salt Lake City, we want to thank everyone who attended, organized, and sponsored this year's conference. Without our community coming together in support, we wouldn't have such a great event! This year, YAPC sold-out at 340 attendees with a reported attendance of over 350. Specifically, The Perl Foundation would like to thank our local organizing team for all of their hard work. David Oswald and

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  • ZipRecruiter Supports The Perl Foundation and YAPC::NA as a Silver Sponsor Wed, 29-Apr-2015 by TPF Conferences Staff

    Earlier this month The Perl Foundation's Board Treasurer Dan Wright announced that ZipRecruiter has joined to support TPF and YAPC::NA as a Silver Sponsor. Not only will their sponsorship assist with YAPC::NA::2015 in Salt Lake City, but they will be supporting the efforts of The Perl Foundation year-round. "ZipRecruiter has used perl from our company's inception, and we've benefitted greatly from the language, CPAN and the perl community," said Will

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  • YAPC::NA::2015 Hackathons Announced Thu, 26-Feb-2015 by TPF Conferences Staff

    The Perl Foundation is excited to announce three hackathons that will be running sequentially with YAPC ::NA 2015 in Salt Lake City this June. These events include a Perl 6 hackathon with Perl creator Larry Wall to be held on June 11th. The cost to attend these three hackathons is included in all YAPC ::NA 2015 passes, but we do encourage you to RSVP online so we know how many

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  • Deadlines Approaching! Thu, 29-Jan-2015 by TPF Conferences Staff

    As you prepare for this year's YAPC::NA be sure to take advantage of the early bird rates being offered by Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City! Reserve your room prior to March 1st 2015 and receive a nightly discount. After March 1st, rates will go up $20/room/night. So be sure to book today. The reservation link can be found at "yapcna.org/yn2015/location.html":http://yapcna.org/yn2015/location.html. CALLING ALL SPEAKERS! Don't forget that submissions for

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  • YAPC::NA::2015 Call for Papers - New Deadline! Tue, 23-Dec-2014 by TPF Conferences Staff

    Upon hearing the community's voice, we have re-worked our YAPC timeline, and found a way to extend the call for papers deadline to March 1st. We want to thank those individuals who have already submitted their talk proposals, they will be considered in the first round of rotating acceptances. And we'd also like to thank those in the Perl community who spoke up. This is your YAPC, and we want

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  • YAPC::NA 2015 to be hosted at Little America Mon, 17-Nov-2014 by TPF Conferences Staff

    Walnut, CA The Perl Foundation, along with the Salt Lake Perl Mongers is pleased to announce that the official venue for YAPC::NA 2015 will be the Little America Hotel, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Little America, a four-diamond hotel located on South Main Street has been working with this year's organizer team to meet all of the needs necessary to host a YAPC. The facility, which boasts 14 meeting rooms

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  • The Perl Foundation to increase brand, marketing, and PR Mon, 29-Sep-2014 by TPF Conferences Staff

    Walnut, CA With the planning stages of YAPC::NA 2015 underway, The Perl Foundation has made an increased commitment to marketing and public relations: by teaming up with Pittsburgh based firm ALTRIS Incorporated. ALTRIS Incorporated, a full-service printing, marketing, and web design firm, specializes in non-profit marketing, fundraising, branding, and event management. "We originally brought in the team at ALTRIS to help with our 2012 and 2013 end-of-the-year reports and sponsorship

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  • YAPC::NA::2014 Call for Location Mon, 11-Feb-2013 by Heath Bair

    We need people excited about Perl and want YAPC to come to their City. Forget the Mississippi rule lets go all across America! Please have a prepared bid with location and simple budget emailed to me by May 15th, 2013! So get your ideas and plans together and lets get YAPC::NA::2014 planned. #yapc #yapcna #yapc-2014

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  • craigslist Charitable Fund Donates $100,000 to the Perl Foundation Tue, 24-Jan-2012 by mdk
    in: Marketing

    The Perl Foundation is proud to announce that the craigslist Charitable Fund is supporting the Perl community with a generous donation of $100,000 toward Perl5 maintenance and for general use by the Perl Foundation. According to craigslist CEO and former Perl Hacker Jim Buckmaster, "craigslist has gloried in and relied upon Perl for most of its software development for more than a decade. craigslist Charitable Fund is honored to recognize

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  • Perlverse: Perl Weekly and Gabor Szabo Tue, 27-Dec-2011 by mdk
    in: Marketing

    In August of 2011 Gabor Szabo started an ambitious project intended to bring a snapshot of the Perl World to the wider community. That project was called "Perl Weekly":http://perlweekly.com/. Gabor had seen an issue in the community, in order to follow the latest news, learn about the latest events or keep up-to-date with important elements of the community you were required to sift through a large number of blogs, news

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  • Holiday Greetings Fri, 23-Dec-2011 by mdk
    in: Marketing

    This year the Perl Foundation have been proud to send out a festive card to celebrate the, broadly Western, holiday season. The list of recipients was garnered from those who have supported the Foundation in the past year in many different ways, excluding those who have selected not to be contacted further. This method however was not wholly effective and I know that we missed a whole bunch of people

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  • Stick it to them...[1] Sun, 18-Dec-2011 by mdk
    in: Marketing

    For some time there has been a square Perl Foundation Onion sticker doing the rounds at conferences and events and we are finally at the point where there are very few of them left. So I thought it was about time we had some new stickers for the organisation so that we can stick them on people and things at the many Perl and non-Perl related events. This is the

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  • Perlverse: $foo and Renée Bäcker Sat, 03-Sep-2011 by mdk
    in: Marketing

    Series Introduction This is a series of articles on various elements of the Perl community that I like to refer to as the 'Perlverse'. The series is not in a particular order and election to it is entirely subjective and mostly based around my knowledge of the person or item. They are intended to highlight the rich variety of people, companies, projects and events that happen in the Perl world

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  • GSoC - Final Wrap Fri, 02-Sep-2011 by mdk
    in: GSoCMarketing

    This year's Google Summer of Code came to an official close on Monday 29th September 2011. Let me briefly remind you of our students and mentors: André Walker Rework Catalyst component setup code Mentored by Tomas Doran and Eden Cardim Brian Neil Fraser Making the Perl Core UTF-8 clean Mentored by Florian Ragwitz and Zefram Carlos Ivan Sosa Removing the upgrading necessity of the Dancer script with

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  • Net-A-Porter Champions Web Development Wed, 31-Aug-2011 by mdk

    As announced by Karen Pauley at this year's YAPC::EU in Riga, Latvia, "NET-A-PORTER.COM":http://www.net-a-porter.com, the world's premier online luxury fashion retailer, will donate $10,000 to the Perl 5 Core Maintenance Fund. "NET-A-PORTER":http://www.net-a-porter.com is committed to innovations in web technology and has created a bespoke e-Commerce platform to offer its customers a fast, responsive and interactive user experience. It uses Perl for a number of its programs and makes this donation as

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  • LOVEFiLM: Helping support the community Tue, 30-Aug-2011 by mdk
    in: Marketing

    It has been recently announced that "LOVEFiLM":http://www.lovefilm.com/, Europe's largest subscription service, are supporting the Perl community by assisting with the maintenance of regular programs such as memberships and grants. The people at "LOVEFiLM":http://www.lovefilm.com/ have seen a rapid expansion of both their service and product over the past seven years and they are all proud of its system built upon Perl. Mike Blakemore, Chief Technology Officer at "LOVEFiLM":http://www.lovefilm.com/ states: "Perl underpins

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  • New Marketing Committee Chair Tue, 03-May-2011 by Karen Pauley
    in: Marketing

    I am pleased to announce that Mark Keating is joining TPF as the chair of the marketing committee. Mark is well known in the Perl community for his work with the Enlightened Perl Organisation, NorthWestEngland.pm, and the London Perl Workshop. His interest and enthusiasm in promoting Perl can clearly be seen through his blogging and the numerous projects he has worked on in the past couple of years. I am

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  • TPF Programs in 2010 Sat, 01-Jan-2011 by Dan Wright

    Below is an overview of the programs that were financially supported by The Perl Foundation in 2010. Programs are roughly broken up into 3 categories: Events, Marketing, and Development. Perl events The Perl Foundation supported four conferences in 2010. Those conferences were: The North American Yet Another Perl Conference Frozen Perl, The Pittsburgh Perl Workshop, and The Perl Oasis. Each event is expected to be self-sustaining through program fees and

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  • TPF Booth at CeBIT Thu, 07-Jan-2010 by Karen Pauley

    I am pleased to announce that TPF will be represented for the first time this year at "CeBIT":http://www.cebit.de/homepage_e. The conference is taking place between the 2nd and 6th of March in Hannover, Germany. The events team is still looking for more volunteers to staff the booth. If you want to help out you'll find information on the "events mailing list":http://www.mail-archive.com/events@lists.perlfoundation.org/ and the "events wiki":http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl5/index.cgi?events.

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  • Events Mailing List Mon, 21-Dec-2009 by Karen Pauley
    in: Marketing

    Over the past few weeks discussions have been taking place on our Marketing list regarding different ways to promote Perl. One idea we are running with is promoting Perl at technical conferences where the main focus isn't Perl. Gabor has "announced":http://szabgab.com/blog/2009/12/1260171050.html that there will be a Perl booth at "FOSDEM":http://www.fosdem.org/2010/ in February next year. This is, hopefully, the first of many conferences that are targeted. To help co-ordinate our efforts

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