Introduction to Parrot*
This talk briefly explains the overall architecture of Parrot and teaches the skills needed to get started hacking in Parrot.
Parrot hit 1.0 in March of this year. A virtual machine like no other, Parrot targets dynamic languages such as Python, Perl, PHP, and Ruby, it hosts a powerful suite of compiler tools tailored to dynamic languages and a next generation regular expression engine. This talk briefly explains the overall architecture of Parrot and teaches the skills needed to get started hacking in Parrot.
Onyx Neon Inc.
Chromatic has over a decade of experience contributing to free and open source software projects. He’s contributed to Perl 1, Perl 5, Perl 6, and Parrot. You may recognize him from myriad books, including Modern Perl.
He is the publisher of Onyx Neon Press, which produces great books about software, technology, and modern living.
He is also an entrepreneur involved in several projects, including Club Compy, a browser-based retro programming environment designed to introduce children of all ages to the joy of creating new things with computers.
- Title: Project Management Should be Boring!
- Track: Cooking
- Room: Marquam
- Time: 3:50 – 4:35pm
Many people see project management as the art of trying to please everyone and pleasing no one, while trying not to go too far over deadline and too far over budget. It doesn’t have to be that way. Good project management can be so predictable and reliable that it’s almost boring. Here’s what works in real projects.
- Speakers: Chromatic X