Parrot is a virtual machine designed from scratch to support dynamic languages, including Perl 6, Perl 5, Python, Ruby, Tcl, and many others. Parrot was born from the Perl 6 development effort, but currently treats Perl 6 as only one of its many client languages.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· The JIT subsystem has been removed and is being written from the ground up.
· Implicit optional named parameters and continuation-based exception handlers are deprecated and will be removed after 2.0.
· The Parrot Debugger documentation has been expanded.