Cool Things in Perl 6

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I gave a short talk to Ruhr.pm about some of the things I'm looking forward to using in Perl 6.

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Cool Things in Perl 6

  1. 1. Cool Things in Perl 6 brian d foy brian@stonehenge.com May 3, 2008
  2. 2. • I'm not a Perl 6 contributor • Not about the implementions • Not about new syntax for old things • About new features not in Perl 5 • Stuff that makes me want Perl 6
  3. 3. Caveats • Cribbed from the Synopses http://feather.perl6.nl/syn/ • Some of this might not work yet
  4. 4. Stuff I want • Most languages can do the job • But how much code does it take? • And where does that code live? • What's a primitive and what's built-in?
  5. 5. In this talk • Junctions • New list techniques • Meta operators
  6. 6. Junctions

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