Andy Lester

Manager, senior software engineer, speaker, writer


815-245-1738
McHenry, IL
http://andylester.org/

Presentations

Many of my slide decks are available on Speaker Deck or Slideshare.

YAPC::NA 2012, 6/13/2012
29 Ways to Get Started in Open Source
O'Reilly Open Source Conference 2011
Building and Maintaining a Project Community with Github, 7/27/2011
CodeConf, 4/9/2011
Building and Maintaining a Project Community with Github
Palmetto Open Source Conference, 4/16/2010
What schools should be teaching IT students
O'Reilly Open Source Conference 2008
People For Geeks, 7/22/2008
Just Enough C For Open Source Programmers, 7/24/2008
Frozen Perl 2008, 2/16/2008
Get Out Of Technical Debt Now!
Grand Rapids (MI) Perl Mongers
Get Out Of Technical Debt Now!, 9/28/2007
O'Reilly Open Source Conference 2007, 7/25/2007
Get Out Of Technical Debt Now!
YAPC::NA 2006
Get Out Of Technical Debt Now!, 6/26/2006
Pragmatic Job Hunting, 6/28/2006
Pittsburgh Perl Workshop, 9/23/2006
Preventing Crisis: Project estimation and tracking that works
San Francisco Perl Mongers, 8/15/2006
Get Out Of Technical Debt Now!
Grand Rapids (MI) Perl Mongers, 10/25/2005
The A-Z Guide Of CPAN Modules For New Authors
O'Reilly Open Source Conference 2005
Practical Perl Testing, with chromatic, Ian Langworth and Bill Odom, 8/3/2005
Preventing Crisis: Project estimation and tracking that works, 8/4/2005
YAPC::NA 2005, 6/29/2005
Preventing Crisis: Project estimation and tracking that works
San Francisco Perl Mongers, 4/15/2005
Preventing Crisis: Project estimation and tracking that works
WebGUI Users Conference 2004, 10/21/2004
Introduction to Perl Programming
Advanced Perl Programming
Testing With WWW::Mechanize
O'Reilly Open Source Conference 2004, 7/29/2004
Advice For Open Source Job Seekers
YAPC::NA 2004
Perl Wizardry Without An Editor, 6/16/2004
The Open Source Programmer's Guide To Getting A Great Job, 6/16/2004
Automated Testing Of Large-Scale Projects, 6/17/2004
Minneapolis Perl Mongers, 4/14/2004
Automated Testing Of Large Projects With Perl
St. Louis Perl Mongers, 1/14/2004
Introduction to Automated Testing
Grand Rapids (MI) Perl Mongers, 9/25/2003
Automated Testing Of Large Projects With Perl
O'Reilly Open Source Conference 2003, 7/10/2003
Automated Testing Of Large Projects With Perl
Uniforum Chicago
29 Ways to Get Started in Open Source Today, 5/8/2012
An Overview of Git, 8/10/2010
New Features in Perl 5.12, 7/13/2012
Effective Job Interviewing from Both Sides of the Desk, 9/22/2009
Just Enough C for Open Source Programmers, 7/8/2008
Development Process Lessons from Open Source, 9/11/2007
The A-Z Guide Of CPAN Modules For New Authors, 10/11/2005
Preventing Crisis: Project estimation and tracking that works, 3/22/2005
Perl Security With Tainting, 8/10/2004
Perl Wizardry From The Command Line, 2/10/2004
Automated Testing Of Large Projects With Perl, 8/12/2003
Automated Testing With Perl, 2/11/2003
Chicago Perl Mongers
Introduction to WWW::Mechanize, 7/10/2007
Perl Program Repair Shop, 6/12/2007
101 Things Every Perl Programmer Should Know, 4/10/2007 and 4/24/2007
New Modules For a New Year, 1/9/2007
Perl Security With Tainting, 8/3/2004
The Open Source Programmer's Guide To Getting A Great Job, 6/8/2004
Module Building 101, 1/7/2004 (This talk inspired me to create Module::Starter.)
A Field Guide To The Perl Command Line, 11/4/2003
Automated Testing With Perl, 5/19/2003