2012.10.04 in #63
tie() in perlito5
2015.01.26 in #184
a perl5 to perl6 translator - update
An update from Flávio on perlito, a perl5 to perl6 compiler.
2015.07.11 in #207
A perl5 to Java compiler - work in progress
Flávio has started work on a backend for Perlito that will generate Java from Perl 5. Early days work in progress.
2015.07.21 in #209
A perl5 to Java compiler - first benchmark
Flávio is continuing to work on his Perl 5 to Java compiler, posting both benchmark results and a brief update.
2015.07.30 in #210
Perl5 to Java compiler is 1 month old, and we have a hackathon
Interesting stuff happening on the Perlito front. Seems that a hackaton produced a Perl script that lives under its Java alter-ego in a HBase environment. As someone who worked with Hadoop not to long ago, this shines a brillant ray of hope over a potential huge new array of Big Data tools.
2015.09.08 in #216
Perl5 to Java compiler - 2nd hackathon
I did not know about this new craze, running Perl 5 on the JVM.
2015.10.02 in #219
Perl5 to Java compiler - integrating with Rhino
2015.10.16 in #221
Perl5 to Java compiler - first little script
Flavio had a number of crazy projects. This is another one. Compiling Perl 5 code to Java? That's the first step on a slippery slope. We might end up writing Perl 5 apps for Android... and people will want to learn Perl. /me shivers
2015.12.23 in #231
Using a Perl module from Java
Perlito5 now supports calling Perl subroutines from Java.
2016.04.29 in #249
Android App with the Perl5 to Java compiler
An update from Flávio on his Perl 5 to Java compiler.
2017.05.13 in #303
Perl5 to Java compiler - first release
2017.08.22 in #318
Trying out AWK in Java with Perlito5
A totally new meaning of Perl being the glue language. Now instead of among strange systems it is being used as an AWK to Java compiler.
2017.09.26 in #323
Perl5 to Java compiler - symbol tables, typeglobs, and call stack
2017.11.23 in #331
Perl5 as a first-class script engine in Java
An update from Flávio on Perlito, an implementation of Perl 5 that runs in the JVM. You can now run Perl scripts from inside a Java application.
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