Day 4 – New Perl 6 POD Features for the New Year

A tale of Santa’s helpers hacking the Rakudo compiler to fill a repo branch with POD goodies for the New Year.


Rakudo NQP files contain the code that parses a Perl 6 input file and transforms it into a running Perl 6 program. This article will highlight some details learned by experience during recent work with Rakudo NQP files. The work involves implementing some not-yet-implemented (NYI) Perl 6 POD features, and I hope to merge the changes soon.

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