Our sponsors

For sponsorship information, please contact sponsors@pghpw.org.

Community Sponsors

Grant Street Group


Grant Street Group is a small but growing technology company located in downtown Pittsburgh that serves the finance industry. GSG employs a diverse group of talented, motivated professionals who are committed to flawless work and customer service. Our specialty is innovating custom software solutions for auctions of fixed income securities as well as tax collection, billing, and distribution systems.

Are you passionate about these topics or technologies? You should work at Grant Street Group.

  • User interface design
  • Web application frameworks
  • AJAX

  • Algorithms
  • Finance

  • Text processing
  • Electronic data interchange (EDI)
  • Extract, Transform, Load (ETL)

  • High performance web applications
  • Database design and integrity
  • Database query optimization
  • Test driven development
  • Code reviews
  • Performance testing

  • OO design
  • Idiomatic programming
  • Design Patterns
  • Web standards
  • Secure coding practices

  • Open source software
  • Linux
  • Perl
  • CPAN

Rakudo Consulting Group


Rakudo Consulting Group, an open-source software design, development, and training services provider, is proud to sponsor the 2008 Pittsburgh Perl Workshop.

Rakudo Consulting Group offers training, consulting, and support services for Rakudo Perl, the Parrot Virtual Machine, mod_parrot, and other open-source technologies. RCG team members draw from years of experience leading and collaborating with designers, developers, and users of open source products to solve your development challenges. RCG is uniquely capable of delivering professional, practical, timely solutions that meet our clients' expectations of quality and value. For more information, visit www.rakudoconsulting.com.

Our partners

Carnegie Mellon University, School of Computer Science


Since its inception as a department in 1965, and its evolution into a School in 1988, Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon has followed a path devoted to excellence in both research and education. At the heart of our efforts is a dedication to producing highly-qualified research scientists. Our great strength has been our ability to push experimental computer science ideas from theory to practical demonstration. We have enjoyed productive working relationships with industry, enriching our environment with practical applications and technology transfer.

In the past 15 years, SCS researchers have pioneered developments in the areas of distributed systems, networking, software technology, robotics, and parallel processing. We are at the forefront of the computer science field, furthering the accomplishments of our founders.

The Perl Foundation


Perl is a stable, cross-platform, open source programming language used for mission critical projects in the public and private sectors. The Perl Foundation is a non-profit corporation established to advance the use and development of the Perl programming language.

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