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Posts about perl programming

Top 3 Projects Developed with ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl

By Liliya Apostolova, May 13, 2010

Last month we asked, "Are you using ActivePerl, ActivePython or ActiveTcl to build something cool and curious?" and we got submissions for some very interesting projects.

We are pleased to present the following winners and describe their projects:

Category: awards

What's New in ActivePerl - Rollout of Features from Perl 5.12

By Jan Dubois, April 14, 2010

Yesterday, we released our blog post Perl 5 is Alive, tracing the history of Perl 5 development and commenting on the continued commitment from the Perl community to Perl development. A day after the release of Perl 5.12 by the Perl Foundation, ActiveState released ActivePerl 5.12. Based on Perl 5.12, this release contains a long list of smaller new features, bug fixes and some deprecations.

Category: announcements

What's New in ActivePerl - Rollout of Features from Perl 5.12

By Jan Dubois, April 13, 2010

Yesterday, we released our blog post Perl 5 is Alive, tracing the history of Perl 5 development and commenting on the continued commitment from the Perl community to Perl development.

A day after the release of Perl 5.12 by the Perl Foundation, ActiveState released ActivePerl 5.12. Based on Perl 5.12, this release contains a long list of smaller new features, bug fixes and some deprecations.

Category: perl

Perl 5 is Alive

By Jan Dubois, April 13, 2010

Perl 5 core development was in a downward spiral for a couple of years. Releases happened less and less frequently, the number of contributors dropped and the general outlook was getting worse and worse. This is the story how the downward trend has been reversed and how fun, optimism and even excitement has returned to Perl 5 language development.

Loss of momentum

The Best Guide to Programming with Perl

By Sheila Rebellato, March 10, 2010

We reviewed Beautiful Code by Wilson and Oram earlier this week, so we wanted to do a review of a book that we recommend specifically for Perl programmers--given that we have some pretty serious Perl programmers on staff. The book most recommended is Programming Perl, 3rd Edition by Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen and Jon Orwant.

Category: ActiveBlog, perl
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