Perl 6 Introduction
This document is intended to give you a quick overview of the Perl 6 programming language.
For those who are new to Perl 6 it should get you up and running.
For online reading navigate to:
- English: http://perl6intro.com
- French: http://fr.perl6intro.com
- German: http://de.perl6intro.com
- Japanese: http://ja.perl6intro.com
- Spanish: http://es.perl6intro.com
- Portuguese: http://pt.perl6intro.com
- Dutch: http://nl.perl6intro.com
- Bulgarian: http://bg.perl6intro.com
- Chinese: http://zh.perl6intro.com
Building the document
The document is written in asciidoc format and generated using asciidoctor and pygments. You will need a current version of ruby, asciidoctor, pygments, and a special gem that provides a pre-release version of asciidoctor-pdf.
Install the required tools:
$ sudo pip install Pygments $ sudo gem install asciidoctor $ sudo gem install --pre asciidoctor-pdf $ sudo gem install pygments.rb
To produce perl6intro.pdf, run:
$ asciidoctor-pdf perl6intro.adoc
To produce perl6intro.html, run:
$ asciidoctor perl6intro.adoc
All feedback is welcomed:
If you wish to translate this document, always use the english version as your starting point.
If you are starting a new translation create a new file. For example, the French translation will be in fr.perl6intro.adoc, the Deutsch translation in de.perl6intro.adoc
If you want to modify a translated version, consider modifying the english version first. It is important that all translations be kept in sync.
Kindly prefix your commit title with the language it is targeting. For example, all commits targeting the English version would have a title that starts with [EN]. All commits targeting the Spanish translation have a title that starts with [ES].
- Original English version: Naoum Hankache
- French Translation: Romuald Nuguet
- German Translation: Sören Laird Sörries
- Japanese Translation: Itsuki Toyota
- Spanish Translation: Ramiro Encinas
- Portuguese Translation: Breno G. de Oliveira
- Dutch Translation: Elizabeth Mattijsen
- Bulgarian Translation: Красимир Беров
- Chinese Translation: wenjie1991 and ohmycloud
For the full list of contributors: https://github.com/hankache/perl6intro/graphs/contributors
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