Blog entries from April, 2004

Advanced Object-Oriented Perl

Thursday, April 29th, 2004 at 07:39pm

Damian Conway‘s Advanced Object-Oriented Perl course is excellent and now I can’t wait until the end of May when we will be getting him back again, but that time for Perl Best Practice.

The best thing about Damian’s courses is that we can delve deep down into some very elegant and powerfull constructs that have practical applications. Right now I want to write a class that uses a closure to implement a flyweight pattern in order to enforce data encapsulation…

I also want to do his Advanced Module Development Techniques, or as Damian referred to it "Scary Perl", course…

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ITIL Service Management Essentials

Thursday, April 22nd, 2004 at 07:41pm

Today was my third and last day of an ITIL Service Management Essentials course at work.

Above all it has given me a lot to think about regarding how the ITSM framework could work together with Thomsett project management…

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Interesting developments…

Friday, April 2nd, 2004 at 04:01pm

Today was the last day for two devs at work. One after 27 years at Monash for whom leaving has been on the cards for a while and the other, who was supposed to be our ‘architect’, after three years and a sudden announcement yesterday. Also Monday will be the last day for one of the Client Relations team.

Things will definitely be different. Time will tell whether it is for good or bad…

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