"arrow", "greater", sideways "V" for "values"
Used as a brace pair or quote pair
Operators containing this character
Used inside a regexe
- >> can be used as a "Texas Quote", a substitute for » in environments where unicode source code is undesireable
Old, deprecated, or other language uses
- >> is bitwise shift in many languages including perl5. That is now +>, ~>, or ?>
- -> is no longer the method operator as in perl5. That is now . like most other languages.
- => behaves differently in perl6 compared to perl5.