Nordic Perl Workshop 2009

April 16-17 2009 Oslo, Norway

The Perl 6 Express

The Perl 6 Express

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