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Slides for the talk iron-mad at ptpw-2010

Iron
Mad

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Iron
Man

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NPW 2009
YAPC::NA
YAPC::EU

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GET F--KING
BLOGGING

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Forfeit

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Voting

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Hair Colour:
Transparent

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Polar
Bear

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Outfit

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  body {
    display: none;
  }

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(beats
being
naked)

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Title

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EIGHT
TITLES

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ZERO
COMMON
VOTES

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so ...

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TITLE
ONE

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Initial
design
notes for
perl 7

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perl 7?!

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Main
idea

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Let's not
have one

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Version
numbers
suck

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perl5

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perl5
done

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perl6

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perl6
never
done

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er ...

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try
again

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perl5
production
language

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perl6
research
project

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STEAL
STUFF

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numbers
confuse
people

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let's try
names

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Larry said:
"Perl5 is a
velociraptor"

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Raptor Perl
Camelia Perl

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Raptor: charge,
kill, leave

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Butterfly: float
and be pretty

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Maybe perl 7
could be both

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vampire
butterfly?

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Two hardest
problems in
computer science

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What to name things
What to cache

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Patterns

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Common ways to
name things

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TITLE
TWO

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MVC from
Pacman to
Django

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Pacman

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Game
programming

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Input
loop

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Render
loop

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Object
positions

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Input:
Controller

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Render:
View

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State:
Model

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Smalltalk
MVC

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Observer
pattern

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Notification
on change
of state

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View
observes
Model

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(v. pacman
repaint loop)

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Controller
observes
View+Model

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Pacman didn't
need that bit

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up down
left right

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FIRE?

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mouse
click

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pointer
over
button

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pointer
over
textbox

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model: validity
view: dimensions

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Django

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No controller.

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URLs
View
Model

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Forms:
View +
Controller

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ALL
WRONG

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Django was
designed for
content sites

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Mostly
view +
model

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Pretty but

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Pretty but
architecturally
unsound

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Which brings
us to ...

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TITLE
THREE

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PHP is the
future of
web development

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PHP:
Hypertext
Preprocessor

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Perlers
Hate
PHP

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Rasmus
Lerdorf

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Rasmus hates
programming

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Rasmus
likes
pretty

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Mark Keating
(mdk)

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mdk hates
programming

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mdk
likes
pretty

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Maybe we
need more
programming
haters

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(see:
search.cpan
use.perl
cpanforum)

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PHP client
(xmlrpc)
Java server

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PHP client
(xmlrpc)
Catalyst server

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Pretty
Usable
Robust

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Architecturally
pure?

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MEH!

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Usability
over
Purity

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Usable is the
future of
web development

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No link
here

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(404)

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TITLE
FOUR

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Raising Ferrets
as a Food Source

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Er.

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I had to
research

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(thankyou
enwp.org!)

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you
can't.

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Pets

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Ratters

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Um.

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Smelly!

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Um.

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Eat the
rats?

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mm.

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a.s.r

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fuzzy!

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toy
broke

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maybe
not

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cable
runners

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no really!

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So ...

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Raise
Ferret

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Train
Ferret

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Run
cable

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Put in
fiber
link

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to the
pizza
place!

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TITLE
FIVE

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Module::Build
>
ExtUtils::MakeMaker

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This one's
funny
because ...

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Module::Install

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Module::Install
Module::AutoInstall

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Module::Install
Module::AutoInstall
ExtUtils::MakeMaker

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Not started
yet though

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META.yml

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META.yml
META.json

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MYMETA.yml

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./Build
testcover

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./Build
testpod

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./Build
installdeps

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(Module::Install
has make
installdeps)

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no make
required

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(makepp)

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actively
maintained

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new features
added this
century

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Schwern is a
masochist

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Schwern is a
wonderful
masochist

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I like
make

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(did I mention
Module::Install
does all this?)

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(did I mention
Dist::Zilla
does all this?)

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More
importantly

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Community

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Active
community

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TITLE
SIX

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Patches
Welcome

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Noise on
Iron Man

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Support
your
software!

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(or
xenotantrumcide
will hate you)

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Volunteer
work

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Donation

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Patches
Welcome

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"I don't have time"
"I don't care"
"I doubt it'll work"

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"I don't have time"
"I don't care"
"I doubt it'll work"
"f-ck off"

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I propose

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Well
Volunteered

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"You do it.

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"You do it.
We can't.

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"You do it.
We can't.
But we care.
And we'll help."

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<@mst> nick++ # well volunteered

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title++

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TITLE
SEVEN

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Apple, the
devil
incarnate

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so evil they
stole this
title's votes!

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I love my
iPod

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my phone
is an n900

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Walled
gardens
suck

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KHTML
Webkit

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Worst X11
support
EVAR

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I can't
work with
this!

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TITLE
EIGHT

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Cognitive
science to
improve
HTML::Zoom
usability

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Cognitive
science

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um.

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Psychologists
are mean
to kittens

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  |__________|
  |__________|
  |__________|
  |                    |

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  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
  |_|_|_|_|_|_|_|

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 __  /|
 \  'o.O'
 =(___)=
      U

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Um.

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Rotate
programmer
sideways?

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Conclusions!

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Perl 7 should
be written
in PHP

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Pacman needs
more ferrets

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ExtUtils::MakeMaker
needs more patches

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Cognitive science
should be
left to apple

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Next year:
something
even sillier

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SO GET
F--KING
BLOGGING!

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