Dave Cross is a British technical author, known in the Perl community for his work with Perl Mongers.
In 2001 Manning Press published Dave Cross's first book Data Munging With Perl.
Dave followed this up in 2003 by co-authoring with Andy Wardley and Darren Chamberlain Perl Template Toolkit, published by O'Reilly Associates.
Dave Cross founded London Perl Mongers, the first Perl user group outside North America.
Since then Dave Cross has become a regular speaker at Perl conferences and other open source conferences such as UKUUG and FOSDEM.
In 2004 Dave Cross was presented with the O'Reilly White Camel award for his work in the Perl community.
In addition to his technical writings Dave Cross currently maintains a personal blog on which he covers issues such as politics and religion — in particular, he is a strong atheist.
- ^ Participant information: Dave Cross, YAPC::Europe 2008
- ^ Participant information: Dave Cross, YAPC::Europe 2003
- ^ Participant information: Dave Cross, Belgian Perl Workshop 2007
- ^ Participant information: Dave Cross, London Perl Workshop 2008
- ^ Speaker biographies, YAPC::Europe 2001
- ^ Talk abstracts, UKUUG Spring 2008
- ^ Dave Cross: an interview, FOSDEM, 26 January 2004
- ^ White Camel Awards: 2004 Recipients, www.perl.org
- ^ Non-Magic Bus, Dave Cross, 21 October 2008