May 092016
 

Perl 5.24.0 has been released.

You can read about the changes which include:

  • Postfix dereferencing is no longer experimental
  • Unicode 8.0 is now supported
  • The autoderef feature has been removed

Perl 5.24.0 represents approximately 11 months of development since Perl 5.22.0 and contains approximately 360,000 lines of changes across 1,800 files from 77 authors.