Damian Conway

Perl guru, Vim boffin, Presentation Skills maestro

Areas of Expertise:

  • Perl 5
  • Perl 6
  • Vim
  • Presentation skills
  • Regular expressions
  • OO
  • Software testing
  • Toolsmithing
  • Developer optimization
  • Keynote speaker
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • training
  • writing

Dr Damian Conway is a widely sought-after speaker, trainer, and author (of both technical literature and Open Source software).

He currently runs an international IT training company, Thoughtstream, that provides programmer training from beginner to masterclass level throughout Europe, North America, and Australasia.

Perl Hacks Perl Hacks
by chromatic , Damian Conway, Curtis Poe
May 2006
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $23.99

Perl Best Practices Perl Best Practices
by Damian Conway
July 2005
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $31.99

"Rugged. Indestructible. Indispensable. Whether you’re a newcomer or an expert, you’ll find great value in Perl Hacks, the only Perl guide that offers something useful and fun for everyone. Each hack in Perl Hacks is a short lesson. Some are practical exercises that teach you essential skills, while others illustrate some of the fun things that Perl can do. Learn how to add CPAN shortcuts to the Firefox web browser, read files backwards, write graphical games in Perl, and much more."
--brian d. foy, The Perl Review