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Perl 5.10 for Perl's 20th Birthday

Dec 19, 2007, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian D. Foy)

"Perl 1 was released to the public by Larry Wall 20 years ago today. To celebrate, Perl5Porters have released Perl5.10, the latest stable version of Perl 5. Happy Birthday Perl!

"Perl 5.10 isn't just a bug fix version: it's full of new features that I'm eager to use: named captures in regular expressions, state variables for subroutines, the defined-or operator, a switch statement (called given-when, though), a faster regex engine, and more..."

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