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Welcome to Enlightened Perl

Supporting Production Perl

Enlightened Perl is a membership organization within the Perl community, It has goals that are complementary to the Perl Foundation. Specifically, we support many Perl development efforts that ensure Perl’s future as an enterprise-grade development platform.


The EPO helps to manage many Perl projects, competitions, initiatives and conferences. Lending business aid, advice and management services on a not-for-profit basis. All donations and membership fees are used in direct support of community projects.


EPO sponsors the following projects

Meta::Cpan – CPAN Testers – Strawberry Perl – The Perl Conference –
London Perl Workshop – Perl @ FOSDEM

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Become a Member today

You can now apply for Membership to the Enlightened Perl organisation online by filling out the simple form here: 
Membership Application Form.


Items of Interest

Catalyst Book

Buy the Definitive Guide to Catalyst from the links on this site and help raise funds for the Enlightened Perl Organisation.


The EPO Needs You

Historical Situation Over the last few years there has been an erosion of the EPO membership. This was primarily a fault with the site management…
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Notes from the Benches

This week (August 7th-11th) we held the first ever Enlightened Perl Hackathon while attending the Perl Conference in Amsterdam. Also at the same event Mark…
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Send-A-Newbie

The Return of a Great Idea The send-a-newbie initiative from the Enlightened Perl Organisation[1] ran for several years until it took a hiatus in 2015.…
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CPAN Testers Funds

I am currently running the first batch of the end of year accounts for the Enlightened Perl Auditor which are now due. This is a…
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