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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.

  • 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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  • Due: December 2, 2019
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4956-7
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About this book

This condensed code and syntax reference book presents the Perl 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.  

Buy this book

eBook £19.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: December 2, 2019
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4956-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover £24.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • Due: November 4, 2019
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4955-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide

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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, 259
Number of Illustrations
15 b/w illustrations
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