Modern Core Perl Slides

Here are the slides from the Modern Core Perl talk that I gave at the LPW yesterday.

A great day at the workshop as always. And what a lot of people there were! Thanks to everyone who organised, spoke or attended.





3 responses to “Modern Core Perl Slides”

  1. Iñigo Avatar


    First: thanks for sharing!

    Second: I’m very happy to see notices I didn’t know, like the HTTP::Tiny in core, etc too many time without read delta or brew new versions…


  2. Martin J. Evans Avatar

    Slide 24 of 61 Smart Match Examples

    In Perl 5.10.0
    perl -le ‘@a=(1,2,3); print “found\n” if @a ~~ 2;’

    perl -le ‘@a=(1,2,3); print “found\n” if 2 ~~ @a;’

    In Perl 5.10.1 and above:

    perl -le ‘@a=(1,2,3); print “found\n” if @a ~~ 2;’
    perl -le ‘@a=(1,2,3); print “found\n” if 2 ~~ @a;’

    You example uses @foo ~~ bar which does not work since 5.10.0. To find scalar in array the array has to be the second.

    1. Dave Cross Avatar

      You’re absolutely right, of course. In my defence, that slide is in the 5.10 section, so the code does work.

      But I should reverse the order of the operands in all of those examples.


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