ActiveState is pleased to announce ActivePerl 5.12.0 build 1200, a complete, ready-to-install binary distribution of Perl 5.12.
Builds for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux are made freely available. Builds for Solaris, HP-UX and AIX are available with ActivePerl Business Edition. For detailed information or to download these releases, see: http://www.activestate.com/activeperl New in ActivePerl 5.12.0 Build 1200 =================================== * New "package NAME VERSION" syntax * The "..." operator * Implicit "use strict" * Unicode improvements * Y2038 compliance * qr// overloading * Pluggable keywords * Experimental \N regexp escape Read an expanded version of this list on our blog: http://blogs.activestate.com/2010/04/whats-new-in-activeperl-rollout-of-features-from-perl-5-12/ Or read the exhaustive list of changes in the perl5120delta document: http://docs.activestate.com/activeperl/5.12/lib/pods/perl5120delta.html For some background information about the renewed Perl 5 development efforts you may also want to read: http://blogs.activestate.com/2010/04/perl-5-is-alive/ Getting Started =============== Whether you're a first-time user or a long-time fan, our free resources will help you get the most from ActivePerl. Mailing list archives: http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Mail/Browse/Threaded/ActivePerl Supported Platforms =================== ActivePerl is available for the following platforms: - Windows/x86 (32-bit) - Windows/x64 (64-bit) (aka "AMD64") - Mac OS X - Linux/x86 (32 bit) - Linux/x86_64 (64-bit) (aka "AMD64") - Solaris/SPARC (32-bit and 64-bit) (Business Edition only) - Solaris/x86 (32-bit) (Business Edition only) - HP-UX/PA-RISC (32-bit) (Business Edition only) - AIX/PowerPC (32-bit) (Business Edition only) More information about the Business Edition can be found here: http://www.activestate.com/business_edition/ Custom builds are available in the Enterprise Edition: http://www.activestate.com/activeperl/enterprise Feedback ======== Everyone is encouraged to participate in making Perl an even better language. For bugs related to ActiveState use: http://bugs.activestate.com/enter_bug.cgi?product=ActivePerl&version=1200 For bugs related directly to Perl please use the 'perlbug' utility. Enjoy!