Hi Alan, Nice action!
Perhaps you could have a look at http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl5/index.cgi?events so you can already encourage people to participate in the specific events. Cheers. Dirk De Nijs 2010/4/4 Alan Haggai Alavi <alanhag...@alanhaggai.org>: > Hi, > > The following is a brief summary of my Perl introduction/promotion > talk at BarCamp Kerala 8 (http://barcampkerala.org/), held in March > 28th, 2010 at Thiruvalla, Kerala, India. > > It was my first BarCamp, and the first other conference/camp that I > ever attended apart from last year's YAPC::EU::2009 (which was a great > experience, by the way!). I was very interested in having Perl > promoted among a community that uses/promotes other programming > languages. So, I thought of giving a talk and selected the title 'Y > Perl?'. The talk concentrated on why Perl should be considered when > there are myriad programming languages. Highlights were on the latest > buzzwords in Perl, namely Catalyst, Moose and Padre, the community > efforts such as Send-a-Newbie, Perl Monks and Perl Mongers. > > Blog posts, pictures and tweets have been made on the session. You can > find some at: > http://groups.google.com/group/barcampkerala/browse_thread/thread/36028067cac6393f > > And, most of all, some people met me, expressing their interest in > learning the Perl language. I am glad that I was able to encourage > them to start taking up Perl. :-) > > I am also intending to attend other camps/conferences (near and far), > with the same motto of introducing/promoting Perl. > > Regards, > Alan Haggai Alavi. > -- > The difference makes the difference >