The Swiss Perl Workshop was recently hosted in Olten, Switzerland, at the end of August, 2015. The Perl 6 team is targeting an official release by Christmas of 2015, and the workshop provided a great opportunity for core Perl 6 developers to complete a lot of Perl 6 development and training.
One of the last big changes before we're ready for Christmas is the Great List Refactor - an effort to improve performance, syntax and semantics of lists (especially lazy lists) in Perl 6.
At the workshop, we were working hard on the GLR - finalizing any outstanding design decisions, going…
My department gets a lot of use out of the famfamfam flag set, but we actually needed some of the oddballs like Guernsey.
So I used perl and whipped up a script to generate the CSS sprite image & CSS out of the raw images, so I can easily drop in new flags, and regenerate a new, versioned sprite set.
... Of course, I still could use some help drawing some very very small flags.
Expect a new version of the Rakudo Perl 6 compiler to follow shortly.
Poker tourney with buyins going to the TPF, and higher end schwag going to the winners?
From pmichaud's announcement:
Submitted by pmichaud on Thu, 07/29/2010 - 05:18
On behalf of the Rakudo and Perl 6 development teams, I'm happy to announce the July 2010 release of "Rakudo Star", a useful and usable distribution of Perl 6. The tarball for the July 2010 release is available from http://github.com/rakudo/star/downloads.
Rakudo Star is aimed at "early adopters" of Perl 6. We know that it still has some bugs, it i…