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Not guts, but 6: part 3

To me, one of the most important things about the asynchronous programming support in Perl 6 is the uniform interfaces the language provides. Promises represent asynchronous operations that will produce a single result, while supplies represent asynchronous operations that may … Continue reading

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Not guts, but 6: part 2

It’s time for more hacking on my Perl 6 STOMP module. Today: parsing. Pulling out the parser Given my plans for adding a Stomp::Server to go with my Stomp::Client, I need to factor my STOMP message parser out so it … Continue reading

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Not guts, but 6: part 1

After the Christmas release of Perl 6, I spent the better part of a week in bed, exhausted and somewhat sick. I’m on the mend, but I’m going to be taking it easy for the coming weeks. I suspect it’ll … Continue reading

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Reflecting, celebrating, and looking forward

As I write, the Perl 6 Christmas release is taking place. It goes without saying that it’s been a long journey to this point. I’ve walked less than half of it, joining the effort 7-8 years ago through. Back then, … Continue reading

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Getting closer to Christmas

The list of things we “really want to do” before the Christmas release is gradually shrinking. Last time I wrote here, the xmas RT list was around 40 tickets. Now it’s under 20. Here’s an overview of the bits of … Continue reading

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What one Christmas elf has been up to

Here’s a look over the many things I’ve been working on in recent weeks to bring us closer to the Christmas Perl 6 release. For the most part, I’ve been working through the tickets we’ve attached to our “things to … Continue reading

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Last week: Unicode case fixes and much more

This report covers a two week period (September 28th through Sunday 11th October). However, the first week of it was almost entirely swallowed with teaching a class and the travel to and from that – so I’d have had precisely … Continue reading

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