Perl 6 Is Ready For Release
Written by Michael Larabel in Compiler on 24 December 2015 at 01:28 PM EST. 6 Comments
The Perl 6 Advent Calendar has announced the release of Perl 6.

Perl 6 was unveiled back in October with plans to officially ship the Perl 6.0 for Christmas. Larry Wall and those involved in Perl 6 development have managed to deliver.

Perl 6 breaks compatibility compared to Perl 5, there is added optional static types, parameter changes, support for coroutines and continuations, improved introspection, macros, garbage collection, and many other language additions over Perl 5.

More details on Perl 6 can be found via the Perl 6 advent calendar and by visiting
About The Author
Author picture

Michael Larabel is the principal author of and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via

Related Compiler News
Popular News