Category: News

Dave Cross Speaking at UKUUG Conference

Magnum’s owner, Dave Cross, will be speaking at the UKUUG Spring 2008 Conference in Birmingham on the 31st March. Dave will be giving a full day tutorial based on the Perl teach-in. Ticket prices vary depending on what type of ticket you need and how much of the conference and tutorials you want to see. Booking is already open.

Magnum Sponsor London Perl Workshop

Magnum Solutions are happy to announce that they will be sponsoring the London Perl Workshop which takes place on December 1st 2007. Magnum’s owner, Dave Cross, will also be speaking at the workshop.

Magnum at Belgian Perl Workshop

Magnum Solutions’ owner, Dave Cross, will be speaking at the Belgian Perl Workshop in Brussels on October 27th 2007. Dave will be presenting an extract from the very successful Perl Teach-in.

Dave Cross Profile

Magnum’s owner, Dave Cross, was recently interviewed by O’Reilly GMT. The resulting profile has just been published on their new blog, Scenius. / BBC Backstage Perl Teach-In

In conjunction with the London Perl Mongers and BBC Backstage, Magnum Solutions ran a Perl Teach-In day at BBC offices in London on June 2nd 2007. Magnum owner Dave Cross presented the training which was aimed at intermediate Perl programmers and was free. About fifty people attended the day which sold out in less than 48 hours. Update: The slides from the course are now online.

Advanced Databases for Beginners

Magnum Solutions have a new three hour tutorial available. The class, entitled Advanced Databases for Beginners was first trialed at YAPC::Europe 2006 where it was very successful. The class introduces “advanced” databases concepts like referential integrity, normalisation and views to people who may not already be aware of these features. The slides are online, but please contact us if you are interested in us presenting the tutorial to your company.

YAPC::Europe 2006

Magnum’s owner Dave Cross gave three talks at the recent YAPC::Europe 2006 conference in Birmingham. The slides for these talks are all online.

Databases and Perl

Dave Cross gave a talk on “Databases and Perl” at the London Perl Workshop on November 26th 2005. The sides are online.

Enterprise Perl

Magnum’s owner Dave Cross gave a talk on “Enterprise Perl” at the LinuxWorld Expo in London on October 6th 2005. The talk explained why Perl is a good choice for building Enterprise applications and attempted to address some of the FUD that says otherwise. The slides of the talk are online.