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Archive for March, 2006


Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

I’ve attempted to address some of the questions that I’ve been getting on the FAQ page. Some of the most asked are (in short form):

Do speakers have to pay for the conference? No
Is there a recommend hotel? Not yet

Of course, there are a few more on the page, but these are the two that […]

Food Near IIT

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

There have been quite a few questions about food choices near IIT. Most of the people that I talk with say that the selection is limited, but there are a few options that are close-by. Luckly for us, the folks at Prudential have compiled a map that details some of the restaurants around […]

Registration Is Open!!

Monday, March 27th, 2006

Chicago.pm is proud to announce that registration is open for Yet Another Perl Conference North America (YAPC::NA) 2006. The primary conference will occur June 26th through 28th at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois. The conference will feature speakers from throughout the Perl community, as well as, keynote addresses from luminaries […]

Performics Sponsors YAPC

Monday, March 27th, 2006

We have another new sponsor to list today, Performics. Performics is the performance-based marketing division of DoubleClick which provides online marketing services and technologies for leading multi-channel marketers.

We would like to thank Performics for supporting YAPC.

Allant Group Sponsors YAPC

Monday, March 27th, 2006

We would like to thank the most recent YAPC sponsor, the Allant Group. Allant empowers clients to increase and expand top line growth, retain high value customers, align marketing investments based on customer value, adapt to change, and become more efficient and innovative through actionable customer insights and operational marketing support.

Thank you for supporting […]

YAPC::NA Photo Mosaic

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

Nathan Harrington has an article on IBM developerWorks that illustrates using Perl and ImageMagick to create photo mosaic images. I was talking with him last week and he offered to create one for YAPC::NA 2006! If you want to have a photo added to the mosaic, send it to josh-at-yapcchicago.org as soon as […]

Master Classes After YAPC

Thursday, March 16th, 2006

Chicago.pm, in conjunction with O‚ÄôReilly, Stongehenge, and Thoughtstream, is proud to announce post-YAPC open enrollment master classes taught by some of Perl’s most noted instructors. These classes will be held Thursday June 29th and Friday June 30th.

We currently have three courses on the roster. brian d foy will be instructing Stonehenge Consulting’s “Learning […]

ITA Software Sponsors YAPC

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006

Chicago.pm would like to thank our most recent sponsor, ITA Software. ITA Software is the creator of QPX, the world’s leading airfare pricing and shopping system. They have also recently built QRS, an advanced system for directly connecting travel distributors with carriers.

ITA is giving a substantial cash donation to TPF to help ensure […]