How Perl helped us make a million dollars

How Perl helped us make a million dollars

By Ivan Kohler
Date: Tuesday, 9 June 2015 11:00
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Any
Language: English

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This is not a super technical/tutorial talk. This is a Perl success story, with some opinionated armchair quarterbacking about Perl culture, history and future thrown in for good measure.

This is the story of one tiny bootstrapped Perl company. Since 1998 we've been writing free software, in Perl, and competing (and winning!) with well funded companies many times our size.

Perl and CPAN are our secret weapons... from 93 'til infinity.

Attended by: Dave Rolsky (‎autarch‎), Andrew Griffin, D Ruth Bavousett (‎druthb‎), Curtis Jewell (‎CSJewell‎), Jason Hall (‎Jayce^‎), Garth Hill, Adam Dutko (‎StylusEater‎), Charles McGarvey (‎CCM‎), Joseph Hall, Jared Miller, Dana Jacobsen (‎danaj‎), Graham TerMarsch, Kent Schaeffer, James Morgan (‎Ven'Tatsu‎), Dean Hamstead, Adam Rich, morgan jones, David Golden (‎xdg‎), Reini Urban (‎rurban‎), Eric Ellis, Abigail, Josh Lavin (‎digory‎), Andrea Nall, Irina Todeva, Samuel Smith (‎esaym‎), Scott O'Neil, Elizabeth Cholet (‎zrusilla‎), Patrick Michaud (‎Pm‎), Tim Bunce, Mark Wells, R Geoffrey Avery (‎rGeoffrey‎),