Peter Scott

Peter Scott

Victoria, British Columbia

Peter Scott is the author of the O'Reilly School of Technology Perl Certificate series, and also of the books "Perl Medic," and "Perl Debugged," and of the video DVD "Perl Fundamentals." He has taught Perl all around North America, on the "Perl Whirl" cruise, and has been a frequent speaker at O'Reilly's Open Source Conference. He lives on Vancouver Island with his wife, baby daughter, two cats, and a parrot, at least one of which also knows Perl.

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OST Author has a Close Encounter on Mars with the Rover Curiosity

September 10 2012

I’m proud to have been associated with the August 2012 landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars. Since 1983 I’ve been working for and then contracting to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), and I work with IT infrastructure on providing … Continue reading → read more

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Webcast: Dealing with Legacy Perl Code
February 25, 2011
Tune in on Friday, February 25th as Peter Scott, author of the O'Reilly School of Technology's Perl Programming Certificate series, talks about how to deal with legacy Perl code - written by someone else, or maybe even yourself when you were younger...