YAPC::Europe 2011 in Riga

YAPC::Europe 2011 “Modern Perl”

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Debugging Perl 6 Grammars

By Jonathan Worthington (‎jnthn‎) from Prague.pm
Date: Wednesday, 17 August 2011 12:05
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Any
Tags: grammars perl6

Perl 6 grammars are a powerful way to parse text, and extract structure from it. They take what you already know about regexes and object orientation and bring it together powerfully. It's great, but...what happens when your grammar won't match something you think it should?

In this talk, I'll offer some tips on how to hunt down common problems with grammars, understand what's going wrong and fix it.

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