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Slides for the talk raptor at yapcna-2013

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State of the
Velociraptor

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State of
perl5?

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Which
perl5?

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Does Moe
count?

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Does p2?

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Perl
family

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More like
lisp every
year

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(where are
my macros?)

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We've always
prototyped
things on CPAN

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That limits
things we
can't do
on CPAN

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So let's
try crazy
things

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Good ideas
can be
stolen

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We've been
doing it
to perl6
for YEARS

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Moose!

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Pumpkin
Perl

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Ass-u-ming
it happens

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People can
even try
things
directly

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Theft via
git pull!

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Backwards
compatibility

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You underestimate
the risks

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Tcl

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Tcl8.6

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They have
a MOP!

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/usr/bin/tcl

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Still 8.4

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Guess
why?

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Distros
are shipping
modern perls

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BECAUSE they
can rely on
backcompat

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perlbrew is
awesome

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/usr/bin/perl
being recent
is awesomer

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perl5-porters
is changing

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signatures
will land

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the OO intro
is sane now

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First we got
annual
releases

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Now people
believe we'll
keep getting them

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Momentum
is building

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perl5 is
crazy

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But it
works!

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OH NOES
MACROS

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Tcl
python
ruby

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They read
just the
same

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The only
thing to
fear ...

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ZOMBIES

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ZOMBIES
(obviously)

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perlbrew
loves
local::lib

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stability
loves
carton

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Moose

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Moo(se)

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Porting
... works

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People with
constrained
environments

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Throwable
Email::Sender

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People with
unconstrained
environments

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Still get
all of Moose

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The M*
apocalypse
is truly
here to stay

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The future's
bright

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The future's
unknowable

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I LIKE
THAT

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I broke my
hip last
year

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Millimetre
wave scanners
love me now

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Austin

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Hotter than
singapore

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Barbecue

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I got a
complaint

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"You didn't
capitalise
texas"

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OK

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T3X4S

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Perl
community

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Perl
communities

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We all
share
CPAN

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We all bring
something
different

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Some people
are using
other things
at work

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... and coming
here to show
us the things
to steal!

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... and still
coming here
because the
perl community
is awesome

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Companies
are
noticing

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More and
more big
sponsors

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Overall perl
usage might
be falling

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PERL usage
sure is and
that's ok

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The community
is growing

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Hallway++

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Invented by
an extrovert

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Loved by
introverts

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"Thanks for
talking to
everybody
with a sticker"

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Huh?

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I get no credit.
I just talked
to everybody.

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I didn't
understand
why they
loved it

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They didn't
understand why
I loved it

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We're a weird
and diverse
community

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That's a lot
of the fun

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25 years

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Perl 0

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officemates

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Release date:
classified

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Perl 1

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world

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Release date:
1987-Dec-18

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Perl 2

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regular
expressions

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Release date:
1988-Jun-05

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Perl 3

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binary data

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Release date:
1989-Oct-18

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Perl 4

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Camel
book!

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4.000

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Release date:
1991-Mar-21

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Perl 5

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EVERYTHING
ELSE

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Release date:
1994-Oct-17

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(I was
eleven)

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December
2000

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$ISP

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csh
pico
BSDi

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Learning Perl
Programming Perl
The Perl Cookbook

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perl 5.6.0

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we
used

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... DBI

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Now?

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perl 5.18.0

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we
use

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Catalyst DBIx::Class Moose
local::lib Dist::Zilla
DateTime Plack cpanminus
JSON IO::Async IO::All
Email::Sender ...

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Pumpkings
so far

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Larry Andy Tom Charles Nick Chip
Tim Malcolm Schwern Richard Tom
Sarathy Graham Jarkko Hugo Rafael
Nicholas Leon Dave Ricardo Steve
Jesse Ricardo

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Four annual
releases
in a row

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Give us another
25 years and
we'll be at 5.58

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... if the
zombies don't
get us first

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The future's
awesome.

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The perl
community
is awesome

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Welcome to
the human
family around
the language
family

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The future
of Perl

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... is you.

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