Posts Tagged ‘perl6’

Perl6 syntax

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

You hated Perl5 because of sigil abundance? Or because of it’s dereference syntax? Good. Because Perl6 now has twigils and changes the C-style operator semantics. It now looks less like C and more like insanity. Here’s the big picture.

“Multiple exclamation marks,” he went on, shaking his head, “are a sure sign of a diseased mind.” – Terry Pratchett

Perl6 on MoarVM

Friday, January 24th, 2014

The other good news for today is that we now have the first Rakudo Perl6 compiler that has support for building and running on MoarVM plus some important improvements on the JVM.