Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, Part 18: RPerl v1.6 Released, Happy Valentine's Day!

Greetings Fellow Perlites,

For St. Valentine's Day, we have released RPerl v1.6, with support for a number of new features:

- Two Dimensional Arrays
- Logical Ops
- Uncompile Mode
- Mandelbrot app via MathPerl

As always, the latest official release may be found on CPAN:

Thanks to our first grant from The Perl Foundation, we have released the first partial draft of the new book Learning RPerl, available on either CPAN or directly on the RPerl webs…

Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, Part 16: RPerl v1.2 Kickstarter Challenge

Greetings Perlites,

We're continuing our trend of success with...


After watching the video linked above, you'll want to head over to Kickstarter:

Thanks in advance for your financial support, it is critical to the future of RPerl's performance future!

~ Will the Chill

Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, Part 15: RPerl v1.2 Kickstarter Now Live

Greetings, Perl Lovers!

I am proud to announce the launch of our next Kickstarter campaign.

We immediately reached our minimum of $1,701; now our goal is to reach $20K in the next 9 days. We can do it... WITH YOUR HELP!

STEP 1: Make a generous pledge.
STEP 2: Get your friends to match your pledge.
STEP 3: Get your boss to double your pledge.
STEP 4: Go back and increase your pledge.

Thanks so …

Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, Part 14: RPerl v1.1 Release, Codename Jupiter, Now Supporting N-Body Benchmark

Howdy Perl Lovers,

RPerl v1.1, codename 'Jupiter', has been released to CPAN!

Jupiter supports fully-automated compiling of the long-awaited N-body application software, which is a solar system simulator used by the Alioth Benchmark Game to rank programming languages by speed.

RPerl and the new ="…

Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, Part 13: Happy July 4th! RPerl v1.0 Full Release

Howdy Perlites,

After over 2.5 years of work, I'm very proud to (finally) announce the full release of RPerl v1.0 on CPAN!

Installation should now be as simple as:

$ cpan RPerl
$ cpanm RPerl

For more information about install options, please see:

As outlined in step 3 of the install notes file, we can now automatically compile our…