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OPPC is a project whose overall focus is bringing Perl to the next generation by developing and providing a completely libre curriculum, geared toward the young, for use in schools, homes, and other institutions. It's just a brainchild right now (pun possibly intended), but it has already have garnered international interest.
OPPC is the creation of the members of DFW.pm (the Dallas/Ft Worth Perl Mongers). We are meeting tonight (in about 1 hour) for the purpose of discussing this project. We invite all to attend. We'll be meeting at our usual time and location, and inviting online participation as well. If you'd like to join us this evening, please join our non-commercial mailing list where we will post a link to the online hangout. Refer to the above link for details on the mailing list and in-person meeting attendance.
The default online participation medium is a non-interactive live video stream via google+ and youtube, BUT if you would like to be part of the meeting proper and join the online hangout to personally interact with us, please send your google ID to dfw.perlmongers at gmail dotcom, and you'll receive an invitation when we begin. Please first install the hangouts app on your mobile device or workstation in advance; see google.com/hangouts. Additionally I'll be logged into irc.perl.org on the #dfwpm channel, taking questions.
A mistake can be valuable or costly, depending on how faithfully you pursue correction
Great article regarding Perl Sushi cards and Coder Dojo.
But where, one may ask, will we as a global workforce find the next generation of bright young programmers, hardware engineers, and system administrators? This is the problem being addressed—in part—by CoderDojo . . .
“For the Present is the point at which time touches eternity.” - CS Lewis
Subs and constants: deprecated sub, unresolvable sub, multiple subs definitions, fancy method call (new Foo::Bar), unused subs, constants and globs.
Extension point to implement package processors, allowing to describe package behavior (like Mojo::Base acts like strict, warnings, features and base at once)
All features are not perfect and may be improved. I've implemented my view of required minimum. More detailed information may be found in our wiki
I'd like to thank all Monks who helped me on my 4 month adventure with advices and answers.
Well, it's hard to say about future. I've got tons of different ideas, usually I've implemented one thing and got ideas about two more. But we'll see. Anyway what I really want to do:
Improve parser (especially errors-recovery)
Improve already implemented features
Integrate with popular Perl5 frameworks and template engines.
Integration with libs like PerlTidy, PerlCritic, CPAN
Perl6. Well, I wanted to start with it to train a bit, because it has some formalized grammar. But I dont know language at all, it was not yet released, it's not performs well as I've read. But everything is possible.