Perl history: A look at the plans for Perl 6 evolving from Perl 5

Perl is somewhat unique among programming languages, largely because its inventor, Larry Wall, wanted his creation to resemble a natural language. For the most part, he has succeeded; Perl has evolved quite like a natural language since its inception in 1987, adapting to changing circumstances and a growing developer community. However, unlike with a natural … Continue reading Perl history: A look at the plans for Perl 6 evolving from Perl 5