2015.08.02 in #210
Simple Game in Perl 6
The Perl 6 implementation of a classic card game. With annotations too!
2015.08.02 in #210
Aaron, a seasoned Perl 5 programmer, is taking the plunge into Perl 6, and gives us his impression as his dive makes him discover the strange new lifeforms of this new ecosystem.
2015.08.03 in #211
Using Unicode in Emacs for Perl 6
Aaron's shows how he made it easier to enter more exotic characters in Emacs, which you might need to do when you're programming in Perl 6.
2015.08.07 in #211
Benchmarking index() and regex in Perl 6
Following on from an earlier blog post, and comment from Liz, Aaron compared the performance of
index() with a regexp, and found that for his case index was 10 times faster than his best regexp, and 100 times faster than his first solution.
2015.08.12 in #212
Mystery Line in Proc Input in Perl 6
Sometimes, it's a feature. Sometimes, it's a bug. Sometimes, sometimes you just don't know.
2015.08.27 in #214
A Video-to-Song Converter in Perl 6
Aaron talks us through a Perl 6 script which creates an mp3 audio file from an mp4 video.
2015.09.16 in #217
Concurrency and Channels in Perl 6
Aaron continues to share his Perl 6 journey, illustrating concurrency with a simple password cracker script.
2015.10.18 in #221
The Old Becomes New Again: A Gopher Server in Perl 6
How to make the Internet fast again using Perl 6. The beginning of a new era. The beginning of a new Gopher Server.
2016.08.06 in #211
Refactoring Very Old Perl 5 in Perl 6
Aaron took a Perl 5 script that he wrote ages ago, but has been using ever ince, and rewrote it in Perl 6. He talks through the new script, explaining it step by step. And it prompted some good discussion in the comments.
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