Mar 13, 2010

Iron Man and introductions

So I've decided to "compete" in the Iron Man competition.

My name is Caleb Cushing, I'm a 25 year old, unemployed, student, living in the Greater Lansing, MI, USA, area. I've been programming perl for approximately 6 months. This includes a lot of off time, time to relearn the language from the class I took a couple years ago (and learn modern perl), learning Catalyst and DBIC, all of which is an ongoing process. I would guess I've been writing useful code for about 4 months and even that is a slow going process as I've still got a lot to learn.

Previously, I was the tree maintainer for Funtoo, and tried spinning my own fork of Funtoo/Gentoo, it needed more devs than me to survive though. I now use Arch Linux. After an arch/perl user who went by aCiD2 moved to OS X I adopted most of his perl AUR (arch user repository) packages in addition to ones I had created myself. I now have over 200 CPAN packages on AUR in Arch's PKGBUILD format.

I'm a contributer to Catalyst::Manual and I created Template::ShowStartStop by forking Template::Timer.

I'm sure I'll become more active as time goes on, and have more interesting posts than this one.

2 comments:

  1. Hey xeno, bout time! Good job maintaining those packages, it's not an easy job - but you seem to be doing well :)

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