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Perl 6 for Perl 5 programmers

Perl 6 will be a major improvement on Perl 5 in many ways: syntactically, semantically, performance-wise. This class looks in depth at the features of the new version of Perl, and at many of the programming techniques those features make available. Numerous real-world examples of porting Perl 5 code to Perl 6 are shown.

Topics covered include:

Course format

1-day or 2-day seminar

Who should attend

Perl programmers from all disciplines who are familiar with the basics of Perl's control flow, string handling, and simple data structures (scalars, arrays, hashes).