Nordic Perl Workshop 2009

April 16-17 2009 Oslo, Norway

The Perl 6 Express

The Perl 6 Express

By Jonathan Worthington (‎jnthn‎) from Prague.pm
Date: Thursday, 16 April 2009 12:15
Duration: 130 minutes
Target audience: Any
Language: English
Tags: 6 perl


This talk digs straight into the practicalities of writing Perl 6: getting yourself a build to play with and then starting to write code. Topics covered will include:

* How to obtain and build the latest Rakudo Perl 6
* Variables
* Basic control flow (conditionals and loops)
* Chained comparisons
* Meta-operators (hypers, reductions, crosses)
* Basic use of junctions
* Subroutines, and the new signature syntax
* Writing classes using attributes, methods and inheritance
* Basic I/O
* Regexes and grammars
* Roles


Attended by: espizo, Carl Mäsak (‎masak‎), Christian Westgaard (‎ComLock‎), Nils Dahl, Jens-Petter Salvesen (‎Jeppe‎), Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni (‎Maddingue‎), Arne Sommer (‎Arne‎), Max Muzi (‎Maxim‎), Andreas Faafeng, Marcel Grünauer (‎Marcel‎), Martin Kjeldsen (‎baest‎), Salve J. Nilsen (‎sjn‎), Florian Ragwitz (‎rafl‎), Tarjei Vassbotn (‎tarjeiv‎), geira, Gabor Szabo (‎szabgab‎), Karl Rune Nilsen (‎krunen‎), Erik Johansen (‎uniejo‎), Bendik Heltne (‎bheltne‎), Leif Egil Olsen, Poul Sørensen (‎poul‎), Patrick Michaud (‎Pm‎), Jonathan Worthington (‎jnthn‎), km, Panu Ervamaa (‎pnu‎), Håkon Karlsen (‎haakonsk‎), Morten Byhring (‎moby‎), Claes Jakobsson (‎claes‎), Stian W. Arnesen, Dag Lem (‎dlem‎), Lars Nypan, Rune Sandbakken,