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Learn how to improve your Perl chops with fresh tricks and handy tips in this monthly column.

A keyboard.

In the ninth article in this series comparing Perl 5 to Perl 6, learn about the subtle differences in visibility of subroutines and the (gradual) typing core feature.
Programming keyboard.

In the sixth article in this series comparing Perl 5 to Perl 6, learn how special blocks in Perl 5 translate to phasers in Perl 6.
Woman programming

In the fifth article in this series comparing Perl 5 to Perl 6, find out about using sigils in Perl 6.
Women programming

In the fourth article in this series comparing Perl 5 to Perl 6, learn how signatures work in Perl 6.
Data container block with hexagons

In the third article in this series comparing Perl 5 to Perl 6, learn how to handle references, bindings, and containers in Perl 6.
Garbage illustration

In the second article in this series comparing Perl 5 to Perl 6, learn how to handle object destruction in Perl 6.
Perl 6 logo butterfly

Examine the issues you may encounter when porting Perl 5 programs to Perl 6.
Developing code.

A lightweight alternative to Moose for Perl, Mouse requires only basic features.