Evolution of a POE Server is an introduction to POE programming for people who have had experience with IO::Socket and IO::Select. It briefly covers POE programming concepts, the anatomy of a sample POE program, and then ports Perl Cookbook's non-forking TCP server to POE.
Below is a list of presentations, articles, and postings about POE. Things are listed here from most recent to oldest.
Rocco Caputo will be presenting his tutorial [Comprehensive POE] at OSCON, O'Reilly Open Source Convention.
Randal L. Schwartz wrote another E-TPJ article about using POE to tail logfiles and stream them into an IRC channel. The article is archived at http://www.stonehenge.com/merlyn/PerlJournal/col09.html and the source code is in the cookbook at POE Cookbook/IRC Logfile Tailing.
Randal L. Schwartz wrote his first E-TPJ article about using POE to colorize tailed logs with a web interface. The article link is http://www.stonehenge.com/merlyn/PerlJournal/col01.html, and the code has been placed in the cookbook at POE Cookbook/Tail Following Web Server.
Casey West posted the release notice for version 0.25 to SlashDot. Here's the SlashDot community's [comments on POE].
Jos Boumans presented [POE For Beginners] at YAPC::EU 2002 in Munich, Germany.
Randal L. Schwartz gave a simple parallel link checker in [a column for Linux Magazine]. This article was inspired in part by Todd Caine's pdx.pm presentation.
His article is also available directly from [Linux Magazine].
Matt Sergeant (baud) presented a tutorial that covered the basics of POE and explained many of the practical things it's good for. His [slides and examples] are online.
Reverend T.J. Eckman wrote a parody of the Log Song.
coral started singing Ren and Stimpy parodies with a POE theme.
Electronic mail from Todd Caine, posted with permission.
Steve McNabb presented a fifteen minute lightning talk on POE to the Toronto Perl Mongers group. Here are [his slides].
We're sure something happened this year, but we were too busy to take notes. If you remember something, please drop us a line.
POE won the "Best New Module" award at The Perl Conference 3 (now OSCON), but the web holds very little information about it.
POE was first released to an unsuspecting public.