Thoughts on Perl6 and Contributions
I've been devouring everything Perl6 I can get my hands on and so far it has been a great deal of fun. "-Ofun" is what they say Perl6 is optimized for, and it really rings true.
The fun of Perl has always been in finding the magic hidden in little corners of the language. So it really isn't worth trying to explain Perl6 here. I recommend the following, in order:
It really is important that you read the 5to6 pages on the last link first, they provide a nice entry point for Perl5 programmers.
I have also made some initial contributions to the Perl6 Modules list:
- Subsets::Common, some subsets that I have found useful.
- Hash::Consistent, an implementation of a consistent hash.
- WebService::AWS::Auth::V4, some signing methods for AWS V4 authentication.
last update 2016-01-03