Perl 6 Quick Syntax Reference

A Pocket Guide to the Language, the Core Modules, and the Community

Book Description:

This condensed code and syntax reference book presents the Perl scripting language in a well-organized format designed to be used time and again. It contains an easy-to-read and use guide to Perl 6 for software application development.

Using this book will give you a feel for the language, as well as an introduction to the different features (such as object-oriented programming) that make Perl 6 such a unique language. You won’t find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons, or witty stories in this book. Perl 6 Quick Syntax Reference is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any developer new to Perl 6.

What You Will Learn

  • Use Perl 6 expressions and operators
  • Work with Perl 6 data access and persistent data
  • Process complex data structures available in Perl 6
  • Work with functions, modules, and more
  • Use Perl 6 classes, roles, and traits
  • Take advantage of regular expressions and grammars using Perl 6
  • Use the Unicode standard to its full extent in your scripts
Who This Book Is For

Those new to Perl 6 who have at least some programming experience in any scripting language.