Yet Another Perl Conference

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The Yet Another Perl Conferences (YAPCs) are grassroots symposia on the Perl programming language promoted by The Perl Foundation, a non-profit corporation dedicated to the advancement of the Perl programming language through open discussion, collaboration, design, and code. We also support other collaborative events such as Perl workshops and hackathons.

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Upcoming Perl YAPCs, Workshops, and Hackathons


The perl.org web site has the up-to date listing of Perl-related events.

In addition, there are separate sites for YAPC::NA, YAPC::EU, YAPC::Asia



Carl Cravens on his first YAPC

This is what I took from YAPC: a real desire to learn Perl at a deeper level. I sat in talks going, "I didn't know that!"

What did my employer get out of YAPC? Well, I'm dedicated to becoming a better Perl programmer, which is a plus for them.