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Find out about the history of Perl, how to start programming in Perl and get involved with its vibrant community, and pick up practical Perl programming tips and tricks.

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.
Red heart with text "you are not alone"

Trying out Perl to solve a development problem led to a career-transforming love for free and open source software.
Hands programming

In the eighth article in this series comparing Perl 5 to Perl 6, learn about their differences in creating and handling exceptions.
Coffee and laptop

In the seventh article in this series comparing Perl 5 to Perl 6, learn how each handles creating classes or objects.
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.