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"Parsing with Perl 6 Regexes and Grammars" mega book review

This is Moritz Lenz's second book release. One could argue that you  have to tackle the first one, "Perl 6 Fundamentals" before progressing to this one. This is not the case, however, as the book is written in such a way that it can be consumed independently without requiring any kind of knowledge in Perl 6.Saying that, it does however dedicate a chapter to getting started with Per l 6, just enough to ready you to work with its regular expressions.That aside, the author does indeed go into detail explaining the Perl 6 features used in the examples. A question that I also posed to Moritz was whether the knowledge obtained from studying this book is transferable to Perl5 or to other languages, or, is it rather unique to Perl6? Moritz's reply was that the general skills/knowledge is transferable, but p6 regexes and grammars offer much awesome stuff that other implementations simply don't have. So while the material is only applicable to Perl 6, since its implementat…
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