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Perl 6 Quick Syntax Reference

A Pocket Guide to the Language, the Core Modules, and the Community

Authors: Merelo, J.J.

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  • The first quick reference pocket guide to Perl 6
  • Covers the syntax without assuming any prior knowledge of the language
  • Offers powerful one-liners and simple scripts to help you get your work done fast
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About this book

This condensed code and syntax reference book presents the Perl 6 scripting language in a well-organized format designed to be used time and again. It contains an easy-to-read and use guide to Perl 6 for software application development.
Using this book will give you a feel for the language, as well as an introduction to the different features (such as object-oriented programming) that make Perl 6 such a unique language. You won’t find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons, or witty stories in this book. Perl 6 Quick Syntax Reference is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any developer new to Perl 6.

What You Will Learn

  • Use Perl 6 expressions and operators 
  • Work with Perl 6 data access and persistent data
  • Process complex data structures available in Perl 6
  • Work with functions, modules, and more
  • Use Perl 6 classes, roles, and traits
  • Take advantage of regular expressions and grammars using Perl 6 
  • Use the Unicode standard to its full extent in your scripts

Who This Book Is For
Those new to Perl 6 who have at least some programming experience in any scripting language. 

About the authors

J.J. Merelo is a professor at the university of Granada, where he has been teaching since 1988. He has been using Perl since 1994, and Perl 6 intensively since December 2016.  He trains, teaches and consults on Perl and Perl 6 projects.  

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Running Perl 6

    Pages 1-10

    Merelo, J. J.

  • Getting Help

    Pages 11-19

    Merelo, J. J.

  • Literals

    Pages 21-32

    Merelo, J. J.

  • Expressions and Operators

    Pages 33-46

    Merelo, J. J.

  • Building Up Data

    Pages 47-63

    Merelo, J. J.

Buy this book

eBook $24.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4956-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $32.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4955-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Perl 6 Quick Syntax Reference
Book Subtitle
A Pocket Guide to the Language, the Core Modules, and the Community
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
J.J. Merelo
Distribution Rights
Standard Apress distro
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-4956-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-4956-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-4955-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 263
Number of Illustrations
18 b/w illustrations
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