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developerWorks: Perl 6 Grammars and Regular Expressions

Nov 09, 2004, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Teodor Zlatanov)

"Perl 6 is finally coming within reach. In this article, Ted gives you a tour of the grammars and regular expressions of the Perl 6 language, comparing them with the currently available Parse::RecDescent module for Perl 5. Find out what will be new with Perl 6 regular expressions and how to make use of the new, powerful incarnation of the Perl scripting language.

"For any Perl programmer, the Perl 6 project is a hot topic. Perl has always been an evolving language, and Perl 6 has definitely evolved from Perl 5 in almost every way imaginable (but you can still tell they come from the same camel). Perl 6 will run on top of Parrot, a versatile virtual machine that will be able to load and interpret not only Perl 6 bytecode, but many other languages as well..."

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