This Docker image includes Rakudo Star, an early adopter distribution of the Rakudo Perl 6 compiler, in addition
to some modules users may find helpful.
Project homepage: http://rakudo.org
GitHub repository: https://github.com/rakudo/star
The Dockerfile responsible: http://github.com/perl6/docker/tree/master/Dockerfile
Perl 6 Language Specification: http://design.perl6.org/
Perl 6 Language Documentation: http://doc.perl6.org/
Simply running a container with the image will launch a Perl 6 REPL:
$ docker run -it rakudo-star > say 'Hello, Perl!' Hello, Perl!
You can also provide perl6 command line switches to
$ docker run -it rakudo-star perl6 -e 'say "Hello!"'
Many Perl 6 developers are present on #perl6 on Freenode.
Issues for Rakudo are tracked in RT: https://rt.perl.org/