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Rakudo Star 2013.05 released

On behalf of the Rakudo and Perl 6 development teams, I’m happy to announce the May 2013 release of “Rakudo Star”, a useful and usable distribution of Perl 6. The tarball and Windows .MSI for the May 2013 release are … Continue reading

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Rakudo Star 2012.09 released

On behalf of the Rakudo and Perl 6 development teams, I’m happy to announce the September 2012 release of “Rakudo Star”, a useful and usable distribution of Perl 6. The tarball for the September 2012 release is available from http://github.com/rakudo/star/downloads. … Continue reading

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Rakudo Star 2012.08 released

On behalf of the Rakudo and Perl 6 development teams, I’m happy to announce the August 2012 release of “Rakudo Star”, a useful and usable distribution of Perl 6. The tarball for the August 2012 release is available from http://github.com/rakudo/star/downloads. … Continue reading

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Windows .msi available for Rakudo Star 2012.07

I’m pleased to announce that starting with the current Rakudo Star release (2012.07), we will now be providing Windows .msi distributions with precompiled binaries for Rakudo Star. The .msi distribution is available in the same location as other Rakudo Star … Continue reading

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Rakudo Star 2012.07 released

On behalf of the Rakudo and Perl 6 development teams, I’m happy to announce the July 2012 release of “Rakudo Star”, a useful and usable distribution of Perl 6. The tarball for the July 2012 release is available from https://github.com/rakudo/star/downloads. … Continue reading

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‘nom’ branch is now default, release status

I’ve just now switched the Rakudo repository on GitHub such that the default branch is now “nom” instead of “master”. The nom branch is where nearly all significant Rakudo development has taken place over the last several months — over … Continue reading

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Rakudo 2011.08 release status

As noted in a previous post, we had planned to issue a new release of Rakudo sometime around YAPC::EU, based on the new nom branch. The nom branch is a substantial redevelopment of the Rakudo compiler, and generally shows a … Continue reading

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Rakudo Star 2011.07 released

Announce: Rakudo Star – a useful, usable, “early adopter” distribution of Perl 6 On behalf of the Rakudo and Perl 6 development teams, I’m happy to announce the July 2011 release of “Rakudo Star”, a useful and usable distribution of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Rakudo releases

Over the past 6+ months the Rakudo developers have been working on a new version of the Rakudo compiler (code named “nom”) that uses a new object model implementation, has lots of bugfixes, and contains many performance enhancements over the … Continue reading

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Rakudo Star 2011.04 released

On behalf of the Rakudo and Perl 6 development teams, I’m happy to announce the April 2011 release of “Rakudo Star”, a useful and usable distribution of Perl 6. The tarball for the April 2011 release is available from http://github.com/rakudo/star/downloads. … Continue reading

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