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Archive for April, 2006

Last Day For Early Registration

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

Just letting you know that today is the last day for early registration for YAPC::NA 2006. We will continue taking registrations through May, but the cost will go up to $100.


Friday, April 28th, 2006

Shopzilla is the latest company to graciously sponsor YAPC::NA 2006. They are and online shopping comparison engine with more than 25 million products from over 45,000 stores.

Thank you Shopzilla.


Friday, April 28th, 2006

We would like to thank our latest sponsor, Openmake. Openmake creates software that provides full application lifecycle management process automation and build workflows. Their software provides out of the box build solutions that can be customized with command scripts written in Perl.

Thanks Openmake.

Announcing The YAPC::NA 2006 Schedule

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

The YAPC::NA 2006 Presentation Committee and Chicago.pm are proud to announce that the YAPC::NA 2006 Schedule has been released. We will be releasing the abstracts within the next couple days, and they will be linked from within the schedule. Update: The abstracts are now available within the schedule.

A big “Thank You!” to all the […]

No Starch Press

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

I’d like to thank the latest YAPC sponsor, No Starch Press. No Starch will be donating books, t-shirts, and a few cups of vi to the YAPC auction. Thanks No Starch!


Wednesday, April 19th, 2006

Great news! We have another sponsor to announce today. CombineNet’s advanced sourcing technologies are delivered via its Advanced Sourcing Application Platform (ASAP), powered by a proprietary combinatorial optimization engine that is the fastest, most robust technology of its kind in the world.

Thanks CombineNet.

Grant Street Group

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006

Chicago.pm would like to thank our latest sponsor, the Grant Street Group. Grant Street Group develops, hosts and administers customized software applications used by financial institutions and government entities to support a variety of financial transactions related to auctions of fixed income instruments as well as tax billing and collection.

Thank you for supporting YAPC::NA […]

Sxip Sponsors YAPC

Tuesday, April 18th, 2006

Sxip Identity is the latest YAPC sponsor. They will be making sure that we know who each attendee is by providing lanyards and badges for the conference.

Sxip Identity is dedicated to building simple, secure, and open Identity 2.0 solutions for the web. These solutions include Sxip Access: On-Demand Identity Management.

Big Nerd Ranch

Tuesday, April 18th, 2006

Thanks to Big Nerd Ranch for offering up a pass to attend one of their training courses in Atlanta. The pass will be auctioned off at our Tuesday night dinner and auction, so don’t miss this opportunity to walk away from YAPC with a ticket valued at well over three-thousand dollars.

For those who don’t […]

Call for Virtual Participation

Monday, April 17th, 2006

On behalf of The Perl Foundation, Saint Louis.pm and Chicago.pm are announcing the call for virtual participation for Yet Another Perl Conference North America 2006. The virtual conference track will be one day only and targeted for those remote presenters unable to attend in person. The exact day is still TBD but will be one […]