The Portable Image Testing Architecture project, or PITA for short, is designed to automate large scale testing of software projects across virtual platforms. Currently, the infrastructure is still being developed and platforms being prepared, and that's where we can use your help. Find out how PITA will revolutionize software testing, what you can do to help, and what PITA really stands for.
Andy will present a grab-bag of topics, including a YAPC recap, Perl 6, and how you can help clean Parrot's cage.
Pete Krawczyk has been a Perl programmer and system administrator for over ten years. Currently he's a programmer at Follett Library Resources in McHenry, in addition to several other projects he's involved in. His latest accomplishment was sharing organizational duties for Yet Another Perl Conference North America 2006.
Andy Lester (http://petdance.com) is QA & Release Manager for Socialtext (http://socialtext.com), and is starting his third decade of software development.
He's a leader in the Perl QA community,maintaining a dozen testing-related modules on CPAN, and handles public relations for The Perl Foundation.
IIT Rice Campus Room 103 201 East Loop Road Wheaton, IL 60187-8489Directions to IIT - Rice Campus in Wheaton
From the North or South: From I-355 (North-South Tollway), exit westbound at Rt.56/Butterfield Road and proceed west 3 1/2 miles on Butterfield Road to East Loop Road. Turn right onto East Loop Road (Phillip's 66 Gas Station on the corner); the campus will be on your right about a block north of Butterfield Road, behind Cozymel's. Park in the Student parking lot behind the building. Room 103 is the first room inside the north entrance.
From the I-294 (Tri-State Tollway), take the I-88 (East-West Tollway) westbound and follow directions "From the East or West" below.
From the East or West: From I-88 (East-West Tollway), take the Naperville Road exit. At the traffic light, turn left onto Naperville Road and continue north for 1\275 miles to Rt. 56/Butterfield Road. Turn right onto Rt. 56/Butterfield Road and proceed 1/4 mile to the first traffic light (East Loop Road). Turn left on to East Loop Road, ( Phillip's 66 Gas station on the corner); the campus will be on your right about a block north of Butterfield Road, behind Cozymel's. Park in the Student parking lot behind the building.Room 103 is the first room inside the north entrance.
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