Perl In The Workplace Today (Using Perl/Tk)
Tuesday May 14th 2002 at 7:00pm
First Options of Chicago, Inc.
College of DuPage Bldg M Rm 147
An introduction to the Perl Tk module, used to build graphical
interfaces. The presentation is a line by line exposition of a simple
tool built in Perl/Tk. The commentary will explain the Perl code
used in the creation of this tool, both the general Perl functions and
the Tk objects and methods, briefly touching on Object Oriented Perl
(since the Tk module is OO).
Sam works for First Options of Chicago, Inc. located in the Chicago
Loop. He has been programming since 1980, when he taught himself
COBOL while employed at First Federal Savings Bank in Lubbock, TX
(as a computer operator). At First Options (as a mainframe COBOL
programmer), he was introduced to Sun Solaris. After completing
the "Unix, C and C++" certification course at Illinois Institute
of Technology, he taught himself Perl and now develops
applications in Perl, in Expect, and in shell scripts to aid the
Critical Applications and System Health operations staff in
interacting with and monitoring of real-time price feed and trading
The next PerlSIG meeting of UniForum Chicago will be from 7:00 pm to
9:00 pm on Tuesday, May 14th, 2002, at the College of DuPage, building
M - room 147.
College of DuPage
Building M, Rm 147
22nd and Lambert
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56).
Take Butterfield West to Lambert Rd,
then Lambert Rd North to College Rd.
Turn left and look for Lots 11 or 12 on the right side of College Rd.
Walk north to Building M, room 147 is on the north end of the building.
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