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Parrot 4.11.0 "All together - Happy Birthday Lovebird" Released!

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 4.11.0, also known as "All together - Happy Birthday Lovebird". Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages.

Parrot string encodings on the perl6 advent calendar - Day 7

Debugging parrot strings were featured on the perl6 advent calendar, day 7. Something cool about Perl 6 every day, in December.

See http://perl6advent.wordpress.com/2012/12/07/day-7-mimebase64-on-encoded-strings/.

Shows how to debug into crazy string encoding problems, when you are not sure if the core implementation, the library, the spec or the tests are wrong. It turned out, that the library and the tests were wrong.

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Parrot 4.10.0 "Red-eared Parakeet" Released!

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 4.10.0, also known as "Red-eared Parakeet". Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages.

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Parrot 4.9.0 "Proto-Hydra" Released!

"All proofs inevitably lead to propositions which have no proof!
All things are known because we want to believe in them."

   -- The Lady Jessica, to Bene Gesserit delegation

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 4.9.0, also known as "Proto-Hydra". Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages.

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Parrot 4.8.0 "Spix's Macaw" Released!

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 4.8.0,
also known as "Spix's Macaw". Parrot
is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages.

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Parrot 4.7.0 "Hispaniolan" Released!

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 4.7.0,
also known as "Hispaniolan". Parrot
is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages.

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4.6.0 Parrot "Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill" Released

"Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill"

4.5.0 Parrot "Buff-faced Pygmy Parrot" Released!

In honor of M0: "The tiny bird, which is not much bigger than an adult
person's thumb, is smaller than some of the insects with which it shares the
forest. On average, buff-faced pygmy parrots (Micropsitta pusio) stand less than 9cm tall and weigh 11.5g (0.41oz)" --BBC Earth News.

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4.4.0 Parrot "Banana Fanna Fo Ferret" Released!

Its existence guarantees nothing in itself, and the catalytic or
Promethean moment only occurs when one individual is prepared to cease being
the passive listener to such a voice and to become instead is spokesman, or
representative.

But it's important to remember the many dreary years when the prospect of
victory appeared quite unattainable. On every day of those years, the "as if"
pose had to be kept up, until its cumulative effect could be felt.

-- Christopher Hitchens, Letters to a Young Contrarian

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce the 4.4.0 release of
Parrot "Banana Fanna Fo Ferret". Parrot
is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages.

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Parrot 4.3.0 "In Which..." Released!

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 4.3.0, also known as "In Which...". Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages.

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