"I have to say, these language designers can be such a tease sometimes"
October 6, 2015 6:10 PM Subscribe
28 years after the first version, and 20 years after perl 5, Larry Wall unveiled perl 6 at a meeting on Monday night in San Francisco.
- Object-oriented programming including generics, roles and multiple dispatch
- Functional programming primitives, lazy and eager list evaluation, junctions, autothreading and hyperoperators (vector operators)
- Parallelism, concurrency, and asynchrony including multi-core support
- Definable grammars for pattern matching and generalized string processing
- Optional and gradual typing
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