Damian Conway is one of the key figures in the Perl 6 design team, and the author of Exegeses, the documents explaining the ideas behind the concentrated design decisions reflected in Apocalypses. We talked to Damian during his visit to Amsterdam in March 2015. Design Backgrounds Of course, you’ve heard that Perl 6 is going … Continue reading “Interview with Damian Conway”
Flávio Glock is the creator of Perlito, the Perl 6 and Perl 5 compiler, and a v6 module, the one compiling Perl 6 to Perl 5 in Perl 5. Background First of all, can you please clarify the names? There are MiniPerl6, KindaPerl6, and Perlito, and a few others, which seem to refer to the same project and its … Continue reading “Interview with Flávio Glock”
The questions and answers in this document are CC0 and in the public domain. Audrey Tang first of all is known as the creator and developer of Pugs, the Perl 6 User’s Golfing System, an implementation of Perl 6 in Haskell, which started on 1 February 2005 and was the most actively developing and the most complete … Continue reading “Interview with Audrey Tang”
brian d foy is the author and co-authors of the fundamental Perl books: Learning Perl, Intermediate Perl, Mastering Perl, Programming Perl, and Effective Perl Programming. He is a permanent speaker at different Perl events. This interview was recorded for the Pragmatic Perl magazine on 26 May 2013 during the First Polish Perl Workshop in Warsaw.
Here are the slides of the talk ‘Perl 6 for Concurrency and Parallel Computing’, which gives an overview of the features available in Perl 6 out of the box for parallel computation and concurrency.
Announcing the site with the collection of the Perl book covers ever printed on paper. Here is a presentation of my site, allperlbooks.com, which is a collection of the book covers, of all the books that are about the Perl and Perl 6 programming languages. Update: also about the Raku programming language.
This is a talk + a discussion that took place on 14 August 2013 as a part of the YAPC::Europe 2013 Perl conference in Kiev.
Here is a presentation explaining the main features of the so-called smartmatch (or smart-match, or smart match if you prefer). This is a feature of the Perl 5 programming language, appeared since its version 5.10.
The story of the big public discussion happened in the beginning of 2013 about the future naming of the Perl programming language.
An overview of new features appeared in the version 5.14 of the Perl programming language.
A funny lightning talk about different methods of making an array empty in Perl.
Summary of how Moscow.pm people carry out “@a = ()” action.
This presentation goes through existing Perl 6 programs to see how its early adopters use the language today, before Perl 6 is completed.
Which features of Perl 5.10 are in use in today’s CPAN modules; how not to make mistakes; and a number of use cases of how to use Perl 5.10 features.
A semi-joke on how to create your own Perl 6 compiler and run the code in production already today.
An introduction of what are Gearman and its architecture, and how to use it to dispatch jobs in Perl.