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Perl in 2020

Original article published  my new blog “Nobody use it. It's a dead language. It's a technology of the past…” Are the kind of statement you'll be likely to hear about Perl nowadays. Nonetheless, I've landed one of the most exciting mission I've ever had because of Perl. I've met great people, because of Perl. I've solved issues in no time, because of Perl. So, there's no chance I'll drop Perl any time soon. That doesn't mean I'll stop exploring new languages (like Kotlin) or even loving other ones (like Golang). But you know, when I love it's forever… WHAT PERL IN 2020? For me it will be maintaining and improving an impressive code base used by thousands of people in a great University. Improving Net::Whois::RIPE, as some people are still using it. (by the way, a  new release  is out!) Probably more testing (setting up a CPAN smoker?) and always some more tools… AND THEN? It will probably be like th