Here are some questions that we are often asked (and, perhaps more usefully, their answers).
Will Perl School be recorded/streamed/”webinared”?
Perl School is run on a tiny budget. I don’t currently have the money or time to arrange something like this.
That’s not to say that I won’t consider these options in the future. I’d love to have videos of the courses available. If you have suggestions on how I could make that happen without going seriously overdrawn, then please get in touch.
Is the course available online?
See my previous answer. The slides to the courses are available for attendees but, currently, that’s all.
Will you be running a course on [topic] soon?
I never plan Perl School more than a few months in advance. You can always find out what courses are planned on the upcoming courses page. I also run a mailing list which gets advance notice of all public training courses that I run.
On the other hand, I’m always open to suggestions of courses to run next – whether that’s re-running an existing course or writing a new one.
Will you run a Perl School at my company?
Perl School is run on the FW Woolworth principle – “pile it high and sell it cheap”. I can only do it at the price I do because each class has a large number of attendees. Classes run on a client site have a whole different set of economics. Basically I’m saying, yes, it’s possible – but it won’t be at £30 a head.
Do I need to bring a laptop?
Perl School classes are run as lectures. That means that there are no practical sessions, so you don’t need a laptop. But there are a few breaks during the day and I’m happy to help you try out things that we’ve covered.
Also, the wifi at Google Campus is great, so if you have a laptop you can tweet about what an awesome time you’re having at Perl School.