The Building Blocks of OO Perl

Steven Lembark
Knightsbridge Solutions

Tuesday May 8th 2001 at 7:00pm
OCC 128(c,d)


To understand OO Perl people need to understand the definitions of a package, module, reference and object. The presentation will discuss the basics of modules, perl data types (scaler, hash, array) and references to them (how to de-reference, nest structures). Question and answer time will be available if people wish to bring their questions or examples of code they are trying to understand/write, Steve can go through the syntax and show why/how it works.

A good summary of what will be covered can be found at:

Speaker Bio

Steven Lembark began working with Perl in 1991 at EDS, practically extracting data from various places and reporting on it to his boss. Since then he has used it for parallel process control, cron replacements and beating Oracle 8.0.5 into submission. Steven currently works for Knightsbridge Solutions, a consulting company dealing with scalable computing and "big data". Most of his current Perl work has been for process and system management, with a dose of mod_perl thrown in for good luck.

Getting to the meeting

The next PerlSIG meeting of UniForum Chicago will be from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, May 8th, 2001, at the College of DuPage, building OCC - room 128(c,d).

        College of DuPage
        Building OCC, Rm 128(c,d)
        22nd and Lambert
        Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56). Butterfield West to Lambert Rd. Lambert Rd North to 22nd St. West on 22nd St to Lot 9 or 10 entrance. South into lot 9 or 10. Park in lot 9 or 10 and walk to the OCC (Open Campus Center) building. The meeting room is 128(c,d) which is towards the west end of the building.

All UniForum Chicago meetings are open to the public free of charge.

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