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No Rakudo Star release for March 2012, stay tuned for April

Some of our users have asked what happened to the Rakudo Star release that was planned for March 2012. The short answer is that it didn’t happen. The long answer is that compiler release for March 2012 include “bounded serialization”, … Continue reading

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Rakudo Star 2012.02 released

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

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Rakudo Star 2012.01 released

On behalf of the Rakudo and Perl 6 development teams, I’m happy to announce the January 2012 release of “Rakudo Star”, a useful and usable distribution of Perl 6.  The tarball for the January 2012 release is available from http://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 (a “usable Perl 6″) to be released by July 29

As many of you know, last summer we announced that we would be releasing a “usable release of Rakudo Perl 6” to be called “Rakudo Star” in the second quarter of 2010. We later refined our target release date to … Continue reading

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A Rakudo * Update

Note: I neglected to cross-post this journal post to rakudo.org when I wrote it a couple of weeks ago; apologies. The last week has brought some sad news. While software is of course insignificant compared to life and health, and … Continue reading

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Hague grant work: the new regex engine and NQP

It’s been quite a while since I’ve written any articles about Rakudo’s progress, but the delay in articles has been because I’ve been really focused on code development for a number of things we’re going to need quickly for Rakudo … Continue reading

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