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Welcome to the Parrot Developer Wiki

This wiki is a workplace for developers of the Parrot virtual machine and related languages, tools, and applications. If you aren't a developer, you may be looking for  the main Parrot website.

The current status and plan is available at the Parrot Roadmap.

HLL Resources

If you are developing (or thinking of developing) a high-level language on top of Parrot, the HLL Resources page is for you.

Weekly Focus

If you have resources to contribute to Parrot this week, please ask on the mailing list or in the IRC channel if you need assistance. Our tasks are:

  • Apply deprecations (see DEPRECATED.pod)
  • Merge Branches


 Latest Release

Also see ArchivedNewsEvents.

Current Development Priorities

This is a list of tasks that were priorities for the 1.9.0 release in December.

see DevelopmentPriorities for potential development priorities for the upcoming supported release.

Contributing to Parrot

You can contribute to Parrot in many ways:

Development Work Pages

Tasklists And Projects

GCTasklist IOTasklist CallingConventionsTasklist StringsTasklist
NamespaceTasklist CageTasklist DocsTasklist DebuggerTaskList
ArrayTasklist Pdd30InstallTasklist PMCUnionDeprecationTasklist KeysRefactor
PIRCDevelopment APIFuncRenaming JITRewrite MakeEveryPMCAnObject
NCITasklist? CopyingGarbageCollector CFunctionDocs BuildTaskList
FreezeThawTasklist ExceptionRefactor BuildWarnings OSInterfaceAdditions

Long-Term Plans

L1Recap Lorito ContextPMCUses?

Project Information

ParrotCommunityKnowledge BranchDescriptions BigProjectIdeas GitObjections

Parrot Ecosystem

ModuleEcosystem Modules Languages


 TapTinder - continuous integration for Parrot on various platforms PerlSixTesting
WhereIsIt - links to other resources
Parrot Dictionary - opcodes, pmc types, and other definitions
 Parrot/Rakudo Code Browser/XREF tool


Glossy Brochure ParrotFaces
ParrotAdvantages ParrotVirtualAppliance ParrotQuotes ParrotVersionNumbers

Wiki 101

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Starting Points

For a complete list of local wiki pages, see TitleIndex.