2013.05.06 in #94
Porting a Module to Perl 6
Specifically, Brent Laabs explains how he ported the File::Spec module from Perl 5 to Perl 6. There are a number insights there that go beyond just porting. I think there is a hidden explanation why many people and companies switch from Perl to Python or Ruby, even i Brent did not mean it.
2013.05.08 in #94
How to start hacking on Rakudo Perl 6
In this article Brent Laabs goes beyond Perl 6 and explains how you can start hacking on the compiler itself. Also there is something about testing and brushing your teeth...
2013.06.06 in #98
Thanking the Perl Community for an Awesome YAPC
It was Brent Laabs's first YAPC. He liked it.
2013.06.22 in #100
Camelia at Age 13: Perl 6 on the JVM Debuts
Another very good writing from Brent Laabs explaining why running Perl 6 on the JVM is a big thing, and in general he seems to be very optimistic about Perl 6.
2015.05.03 in #197
Three Tales of Second System Syndrome
Comparing the release of Python 3, the lack of release of PHP 6, and the imminent release of Perl 6.
If you are not yet subscribed, you can do it now. Free of charge:
Just ONE e-mail each Monday. Easy to unsubscribe
. No spam. Your e-mail address is safe.
This newsletter is about the Perl Programming languages.