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Zen and the Art of Perl 6

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I’m a Python programmer in my day job, and though it’s less often heard than in the early days of Python, the “Zen of Python” is still an oft-cited mantra. I...

Perl 6 Is Not a Dialect

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Perl 6 is, sadly, once again undergoing a “should we rename the language” debate. Those of us who have been around here for nearly two decades, now, are real...

Your Regex Here

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This document is being updated and maintained in its own repository and this version will only remain for historical purposes.

Blocks in Perl 6

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Perl 6 code is structured, scoped and invoked in fundamental units called Block’s (technically, there is an even more fundamental level called Code but that ...