Perl 6 Maven http://perl6maven.com/ 2015-01-25T12:30:00Z How to connect to the #perl6 IRC channel and try Perl 6 on-line The Perl 6 developers hang out on the #perl6 channel on frenode.net. This screencast will show how to connect to the channel using a browser and how to get help on the channel.

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2015-01-25T12:30:00Z http://perl6maven.com/how-to-use-perl6-without-installing-it szabgab
How to get the index of specific element of an array in Perl 6 ? Given an array like this:

my @levels = <TRACE DEBUG INFO WARNING ERROR FATAL>;

and give one of the names, e.g. 'DEBUG', how can we know which element is it?

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2015-01-24T16:52:02Z http://perl6maven.com/how-to-get-index-of-element-in-array szabgab
Introduction to Perl 6 using REPL: scalars This screencast was first published in July 2010, but the examples are mostly still correct.

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2015-01-17T07:52:02Z http://perl6maven.com/introduction-to-perl6-screencast-scalars szabgab
Bailador Bailador is route-based web development framework trying to imitate the Perl Dancer framework which in turn started as a clone of the Ruby Sinatra project. The Perl 6 Maven site runs on it and there are a number of articles describing it:

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2015-01-12T22:00:00Z http://perl6maven.com/bailador szabgab
Timestamp and elapsed time in Perl 6 Handling dates and time is tricky. No matter what programming language you use.

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2015-01-11T11:11:11Z http://perl6maven.com/tutorial/timestamp szabgab
Echo text with Bailador After getting started with Bailador serving simple text, let's now see how can we accept input from the user and echo it back.

This isn't a complex task either, we are going slowly here.

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2015-01-10T14:52:02Z http://perl6maven.com/echo-text-with-bailador szabgab
Current Working Directory in Perl 6 (cwd, pwd, $*CWD) In Perl 6 the special variable $*CWD contains the current working directory as an instance of the IO::Path class.

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2015-01-09T18:02:05Z http://perl6maven.com/tutorial/pwd-in-perl6 szabgab
How to get the size of a file in Perl 6 Given a path to a file in a variable my $file = "path/to/file.jpg" we can determine the size of the file using the IO class and its s method: $file.IO.s.

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2015-01-08T22:36:02Z http://perl6maven.com/how-to-get-size-of-a-file-in-perl6 szabgab
Getting Started with Bailador Bailador is a bare-bones port of the Perl Dancer web development framework. It comes with a few examples. In this article we'll take a look at the basics to get started writing a web application.

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2015-01-05T23:12:02Z http://perl6maven.com/getting-started-with-bailador szabgab
Running external command from Perl 6 (shell, QX) Perl 6 and it ecosystem has a wealth of commands that you could use instead of shell commands, but there might be cases when you want to run an external command.

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2015-01-03T11:15:02Z http://perl6maven.com/tutorial/running-external-commands-from-perl6 szabgab