Perl 6
Learn About Perl 6: Revision 28
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This page is for general resources to learn about Perl 6. For the official and other documentation, see the [Documentation] page.

^^^ General Info

* Learn what Perl 6 is within few, often funny words: [Perl 6 Quotes].
* Often asked Questions are hopefully answered in the [FAQ].
* "Perl 6"<> is an extensively refactored, super-modernized, and ultra-supercharged derivative of Perl 5. Simple things will still be simple to do, but you'll have enormously more "syntactic compound leverage" and "semantic overdrive" available for tackling challenging tasks.
* chromatic has written a good introductory article on "why Perl 6 is needed, and what it is"<>.
* Also see Juerd's "Refuting Perl 6 Myths"<>. (A slight correction to Juerd's slides: Perl 5.10 has many Perl 6 features you can start using. These are in ""<>.)
* Or visit "Perl's Official Home Page"<> (at, on it also
** Perl 6 Development Info (<>)
* [The Long Perl 6 Super-Feature List] This list was moved to its own page so that there would be plenty of room for people at add additional explanations of what these features are, and to explain why they are Very Good Things (tm).

^^^ More Practical

* [What can I do with Perl 6 today?]
* "How to get involved"[Getting Involved]?

^^^ Read about Perl 6

* [Perl 6 RSS News Feeds and Headlines], this pages has also links to all grazed news sources.
* [Perl 6 Articles and Presentations]
** [State of the Onion] (Larry Wall's yearly Perl status reports, with much humor-infested commentary on Perl 6 design philosophy, processes, and illuminating insights.)
** other [Larry Wall's Talks]
* [Perl 6 Books and Media]
* [Perl 6 Newsgroup Threads of Interest]

^^^ Perl 6 Example code

* Perl 6 examples (<>)
* Perl 6 tests (<>)
* "Perl 6 Community Development Server"<>

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