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Commented on Getting Started
Good documentation on the language is a must, like the Camel book or www.perl.org. I'm finding it difficult to form a coherent picture of Perl6 the language to be able to start writing apps. On the issue of convincing the...
Posted The Definitive Guide to Catalyst book to Mike
Is the book worth buying?
Commented on The best widget set to create a GUI program in Perl
Posted The best widget set to create a GUI program in Perl to Mike
Suggestions are welcome in which widget toolkit is the easiest to learn and use to create a GUI program in Perl. Most people suggest using Java and Swing as the easiest and the most accomplished language and widget toolkit to use. Yes, I could use Java and Swing but I would prefer to use…
Aaron Baugher commented on
I suppose we're spoiled from having such comprehensive, accessible documentation built up over more than two decades. This isn't just a Perl 6 thing; when I work with other languages and APIs developed in the last several years, the documentation tends to be brief at best. With Perl 6's core, I'm generally able to find what I need, so I don't have any complaints there. I think it just takes time for docs to develop the kind of depth that really gives you a feel for the language.
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