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Fibonacci Sequence

Description

"Originally designed as an exercise in addition for students, the Fibonacci Sequence has some really interesting mathematical properties. While completely ignoring its unexpected niftiness (and explicit formula), this miraculous sequence is still used as busy work for poor creatures."

Solutions

Status with current release of perl 6 / parrot

      • TODO ***

Benchmarks

      • TODO ***

Comparisons against Perl 5, etc

References

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What can I do with Perl 6 today?


What can YOU do with Perl 6 Now, Today, This minute?

Introduction

Run Some Code

  • Get and make Rakudo:
    • Get and Make parrot
      • svn co https://svn.perl.org/parrot/trunk parrot
      • perl ./Configure.pl
      • make
    • use parrot languages/perl6/perl6.pbc some_code.p6
    • Try make perl6 and then you can use ./perl6 some_code.p6
  • Download some perl6 examples (from the github perl6-examples repo)
    • git clone git://github.com/eric256/perl6-examples.git
  • Download more perl6 examples (from the pugs repo)
    • svn co http://svn.pugscode.org/pugs/examples/

Solve Mathematical / Computer Science Problems and Exercises

File/Directory Access

  • Random Access
  • Streams
  • Find
  • Rsynch

Networking / IPC

  • CGI (see November wiki below)
  • NMS scripts
  • Servers
  • Forking
  • IPC
  • Apache Modules

Database Access

Parsing

  • ini files (simple task, just do it!)
  • Apache logs
  • Aeronautical / Weather Data Feeds
  •  

Graphics

  • Pie chart
  • Fractals
  • Render Vector / Bitmap Images
  • Ascii Art
  • 3D Graphics

User Interface

  • WIMP GUI
  • Curses
  • Command line arguments/options

Web Applications

  • November - wiki engine (simple CGI, HTML::Template and URI ports live in repo)

Use (Some) Perl 5 Modules from Perl 6

Use Other Languages from Perl 6

See Also

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