Flávio Glock (fglock), former researcher at the Pontifícia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUC-RS), president of the Sociedade Perl do Brasil (Perl Society in Brasil), responsible for the development of several Perl modules and applications in the Perl Community, takes position as manager of the Research and Development department at Vertical One - Informations Systems.
Important member of the Perl Community, Flávio Glock is author and/or co-author in the following projects:
- v6 - Development of the Perl 6 to Perl 5 compiler.
- DateTime - Set of reference modules for date manipulation.
- Inline-Parrot - Use of parrot code inline in Perl 5.
- Pugs-Compiler-Rule - Regular Expressions Engine (actually Perl 6 Rules) to Perl 6 in Perl 5.
- MiniPerl6 - Intermediary language in which the Perl 6 compiler is being written.
In the Research and Development department, Flávio will have a fundamental role in the development and research of innovations for the Portuguese market, besides the continuation of his valuable work for the Perl Community.
UPDATE Following the comment by blazar: by continuation of his valuable work, it's meant that Vertical One will be supporting fglock in his efforts to the Perl Community not just as a marginal task, this is one of the assignements of his job.