Re: [Nolug] New Orleans Perl Mongers

From: Michael Walker <>
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:51:35 -0600
Message-ID: <>

I use it for parsing logs mostly, but it is my go to for quick web apps.
Like Dennis, I just hack it together from samples. I can thank the Perl
Cookbook for that handicap.

Mike Walker

On Wed, Dec 31, 2014 at 9:33 AM, Dennis Bourn <> wrote:

> I use pearl for screen scraping data from the web and interacting with
> MySQL databases. I really just hack it together from samples I find here
> and there.
> In the Oil/Gas sector I used it to automate downloading well logs over a
> large area, and used it to correlate IHS production data with Louisiana DNR
> (sonris) well information.
> It also has some pretty cool libraries for making Excel worksheets, when I
> had a project to make the same worksheet and chart for over 100 different
> fields I turned to perl and knocked it out pretty quickly.
> Overall It's worked well for me, turning weeks of work into a couple
> hours.
> Dennis Bourn
> On Dec 31, 2014, at 8:45 AM, "B. Estrade" <> wrote:
> I sent an email out a few weeks ago detailing the revival of NOPM, at
> least virtually (email and mailing list). I received no replies and was
> unsure it even got distributed since I didn't saw it come through on my
> end. Please pardon this message if you *did* see it already.
> One question I had is, how widespread is Perl use by people on this list?
> Thank you,
> Brett
> ###
> If you are the least bit interested in Perl in New Orleans, the first
> step is to sign up to the mailing list.
> I have reclaimed the list, which has been defunct for some time now. I
> have also reclaimed the domain name, and I will be having a fairly static
> website up in the next day.
> As far as me, I am from New Orleans and spent about 5 years in Baton
> Rouge working for LSU HPC. I currently reside in Houston working for
> cPanel, Inc as a Perl developer. I am fairly active in the
> group. However, I want to do what I can to rekindle a Perl user group in
> New Orleans, a group I helped (re?)launch in the early 2000s.
> The vision I have for this list and group is very loosely defined in my
> head. I see it more as a virtual support and Perl advocacy community than
> one planted firmly in meatspace.
> However, if there begins to be interest in having face to face meetings,
> I am happy to appoint someone in New Orleans to begin holding them.
> Once the rush to join the email list is over <grin>, I will begin
> feeling out what format will be best based on feedback from those who are
> involved.
> Please pass this information on to anyone you think might be be
> interested.
> Thank you!
> Brett Estrade
> "perlfan" -

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