Perl 6
Perl 6 Books and Media: Revision 20
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^ Introduction

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^ Perl 6 Books

In order by publication/release date, newest items first.

^^ Available Books

* "Perl 6 Now: The Core Ideas Illustrated with Perl 5"<http://perl6now.com/fom-serve/cache/1.html>, Scott Walters, (2005)
** "Rewiew"<http://www.psdt.com/publications/psdt_articles/perl6-Core%20ideas.html>
* Perl 6 and Parrot Essentials
** This book is now open source:
*** See "Perl 6 and Parrot Essentials in the Perl 6 / parrot repository"<http://use.perl.org/articles/07/06/26/2159246.shtml>: "... A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Allison Randal, Dan Sugalski, and Leo Tötsch wrote _"Perl 6 Essentials"<http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/perl6es/>_ , which later became _"Perl 6 and Parrot Essentials"<http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/059600737X/>_. The universe has changed quite a bit since then. Despite that, the first chapter is still very interesting because it's a slice of history about what people were thinking and why things happened the way they did. Allison recently arranged for O'Reilly Media to transfer the rights to The Perl Foundation so it could potentially turn into a community work that is up-to-date and relevant. The source files are currently marked as copyright of The Perl Foundation, but I suspect that will morph into something community-oriented. Allison told me that it's really under Artistic License 2, and that should work for now. ..."
** "Perl 6 and Parrot Essentials, Second Edition"<http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/059600737X/index.html>, Allison Randal, Dan Sugalski and Leopold Toetsch, (2004)
** "'Perl 6 and Parrot Essentials': An Inside Glimpse at a Work in Progress"<http://press.oreilly.com/pub/pr/1205>
** "Perl 6 Essentials"<http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/perl6es/index.html>, Allison Randal, Dan Sugalski, and Leopold Totsch, (2003)
** "New Book Offers Sneak Preview of the Perl 6 Project: O'Reilly Releases 'Perl 6 Essentials'"<http://press.oreilly.com/pub/pr/1069>

^^ Forthcoming Books

* "Learning Perl 6"<http://www.learningperl6.com/> proposal, Randal Schwartz and Brian d Foy.
* "A new Perl 6 book"<http://perlgeek.de/blog-en/perl-6/we-write-a-perl-6-book-for-you.writeback> by Jonathan Worthington, Carl Mäsak, Patrick Michaud, Jonathan Duff and Moritz Lenz; no name yet, but some chapters are already available

^^ Perl 5 Books with Perl 6 Relevance

* ""Perl Best Practices"<http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/perlbp/>" by Damian Conway. Even though this currently applies to Perl 5, most of the principles also apply to Perl 6. This book is the semi-officially recommended guideline for people developing core Perl 6 modules and tests.

^ Perl 6 Magazines and Media

In order by publication/release date, newest items first.

^^ Available Items

* "The Perl Review"<http://www.theperlreview.com/> is published quarterly; subscription includes emailed PDF download link, followed by snail-mailed printed version. (current)

^^ Forthcoming Items


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