Perl 5.36 was recently released and while we await Perl 7 it comes with many great features.
First of all borrowing from Perl's 7 philosophy, 5.36 comes with modern and sensible defaults. That is, use 5.36; loads pragmas and features already being advised for years to programmers writing in Perl, like turning strict and warnings on, use 5.010 or importing Modern::Perl, which are now going to be set by default when you start writing a new program under this version.
According to Ricardo Signes, that directive in place does the following:
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