It’s important to have a broad variety of tools in your belt, and a new programming language is a great addition. This week, Ed took us through the basics of Perl 6, a high-level, general purpose language. Perl has a rich history, its flexibility and expressiveness making it a favourite of many programmers around the world. Perl 6 represents a complete redesign of the language for the 21st century, adding a host of new features while maintaining the philosophy of its sibling language, Perl 5.
You can get the slides for the talk here