Topic: perl

Perl 7 announced, expected within the next year

After releasing Perl 5.32 earlier this month, the Perl community is already looking towards the next release of the language, which will be Perl 7. According to a blog post written by Perl book author brian d foy on the Perl website, “Perl 7 is going to be Perl 5.32, mostly.” What this means is … continue reading

The trouble with Perl 6

The GitHub community has been divided over the programming language Perl. The issue is that “‘Perl’ in the name ‘Perl 6’ is confusing and irritating.”  According to the Perl team, the Perl community is “split between those who view Perl 6 as sister language to Perl 5 and those who view it as a successor … continue reading

Toptal: Angular and React Native skills are in high demand

Interest in front end frameworks will grow this year as Toptal predicts Angular and React Native will be 2018’s most in-demand development skills. The global network for freelance engineers and designers have released the most-demand skills based off of more than 10,000 talent requests between 2016 and 2017. According to the company’s data, Angular experienced … continue reading

Coding Dojo: The top seven programming languages of 2018

As programmers prepare for the new year, they will need to stay up-to-date on the most in-demand skills employers are looking for. Coding Dojo has released the top seven most in-demand programming languages developers should be aware of over the next year. “Software development is a dynamic field. New and in-demand programming languages, frameworks and … continue reading

Report: Perl is one of the top disliked programming languages

There are plenty of resources and reports on the top programming languages developers want to work with, but what about the top languages they want to avoid? Stack Overflow is releasing new data to explore the most disliked programming languages. The data comes from Stack Overflow Jobs Developer story data where developers have added tags … continue reading

Christmas Perl arrives

Perl 6’s 15-year history is actually more than just the history of a programming language. The process has paralleled the development of the Rakudo virtual machine, an all-purpose engine for running interpreted languages, known as the Moar virtual machine. Over the Christmas break, the Rakudo Perl 6 was released. While Rakudo Perl 6 is not … continue reading

Perl 6 advent

Perl 6 prepares for release with an advent calendar

Advent is known as a preparation for the arrival of something special. While religiously it is the preparation for Christmas, it can also mean the preparation for something that developers need and want. And Perl 6 developers have been waiting a year for the “official,” “released” version, which is why this Christmas (whether they celebrate … continue reading

Perl 6 has been unveiled

Perl 6 is on the horizon, as the the upcoming release of the programming language was announced on its new website. “Like her world-famous big sister, Perl 6 intends to carry forward the high ideals of the Perl community,” according to the language’s website. “Perl 6 is currently being developed by a team of dedicated … continue reading

Docker expands Official Repositories with 11 language stacks

Docker has said it will use what it learns from users’ Docker Hub search habits to deliver additional language stacks to customers, and as a result the open-source platform is adding 11 of the most searched programming language stacks to Docker Hub Official Repositories. “We determined that the community wants prebuilt stacks of their favorite … continue reading

ActiveState prepares Perl, Python for platform project

Stackato will bring those languages to Cloud Foundry … continue reading

ActiveState updates Perl Dev Kit

PDK 9 adds support for Perl 5.12 and can build .NET components using Perl … continue reading

Perl gets second major update in year

Version 5.12 adds in better Unicode support, while the project itself establishes a solid release schedule for the first time … continue reading Protection Status