Perl 6
Perl 6: Revision 131
^^ Welcome to the Official Perl 6 Wiki and Home Page


Perl 6 is the insanely great next version of the Perl programming language:

* If you are curious, you can read about "what is Perl 6"<http://www.perl.com/pub/a/2006/01/12/what_is_perl_6.html>.
* If you want to learn Perl 6 in general, explore the [Documentation].
* If you want to help Perl 6 be released faster, read about [Getting Involved].
* If you want to talk to developers about Perl 6, read [Mail Lists, IRC, Archives] about IRC channel #perl6.
* If you want to read the latest news about Perl 6, see the "Perl 6 News" section below.

This Wiki is organized into the following sections:

* [Learn About Perl 6] (What it is, articles, anti-FUD, etc.)
** [The Long Perl 6 Super-Feature List] (Perl 6++! "All Your Paradigms Are Belong To Us." :-)
** [What Can I do with Perl 6 today]
** "Run Perl 6 Now"<http://run.pugscode.org/> (Play with the Pugs implementation of Perl 6 in your browser. Instant gratification!)
* [Perl 6 implementations]
** [Pugs] (Perl 6 compiler implemented in Haskell.)
** [perl6 on Parrot] (Parrot is the new virtual machine for dynamic languages, especially including Perl 6.)
** [Perl 6 for Perl 5] (Including Perl 5.10, Perl 6-ish modules, etc.)
* [Download Perl 6] (Yield to temptation!)
** [Download Pugs]
** Download [perl6 on Parrot]
* [Documentation] (Current synopses, cookbook, examples, etc.)
** "The Official Documents that describe Perl 6"<http://perlcabal.org/syn/>
** [Perl Table] (All in one tutorial with index, tables and comparsions)
** [Glossary of Perl 6 Terms and Jargon] (IRC and newsgroup slang, Perl 6 vs perl6.)
** "FAQ"<http://www.programmersheaven.com/2/Perl6-FAQ> (Another great resource.)
** "QuickStart"<http://www.programmersheaven.com/2/Perl6-QuickStart> (Easy, near-instant gratification.)
** "Introduction to Perl 6"<http://www.szabgab.com/perl6.html> (Course slides with many examples; a work-in-progress.)
** "Installable Perl 6 Docs"<http://search.cpan.org/dist/Perl6-Doc/> (a CPAN module of the P6 docs)
* [Mail Lists, IRC, Archives] (Developer and user hotlines, plus logs.)
* [Getting Involved] (Help hack Perl 6, or write new test cases, or work on docs.)
* [Related Projects] (Parrot of course, CPAN6, and more.)
* [About This Website] (License. See Wiki 101 and help add content.)
** [Content Wanted] (More, more, more, and still more.)
** [Discuss this website]
* [Development Dashboard] (Perl 6 project status and plans.)

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^^ Perl 6 News

^^^ Planet Perl Six, aggregated from many Perl 6 blogs

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