May 21, 1998

Perl Luminaries to Gather at O'Reilly's Perl Conference 2.0

SEBASTOPOL, CA--O'Reilly & Associates is presenting the Perl Conference 2.0 from August 17-20, 1998 at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California. Perl Conference 2.0 features two days of intensive tutorial sessions followed by a two-day conference led by key Perl developers. Over 1000 Perl enthusiasts from around the world attended last year's inaugural Perl Conference, sharing ideas, learning new tricks, and building highly marketable programming and Web site management skills.

The Perl Conference 2.0 features:

Perl Conference 2.0 is the premier gathering of key Perl developers and expert practitioners. Presenters include:

About Perl

A popular programming language for Web developers and system administrators, Perl is the tool of choice for building custom web applications and "gluing together" programs. Perl is the most widely used language for creating dynamic web pages. As Hassan Schroeder, Sun's first webmaster, remarked: "Perl is the duct tape of the Internet." For more information, see http://www.perl.com.

Registration and Information

Information about and online registration for Perl Conference 2.0 is available online at http://conference.perl.com.

Press Registration

Members of the press can register for Perl Conference 2.0 at https://www.convmgmt.com/registration/pressreg.htm.

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