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perl6 layer

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1. Description

This layer provides an environment for the Perl 6 Programming Language.

1.1. Features:

  • Jump to definition & Code completion via ctags-universal
  • Syntax checking via flycheck-perl6 and perl6 -c
  • Syntax highlighting & Syntax indentation via perl6-mode
  • META6.json highlighting via json-mode
  • Provides Evil text objects for:
    • double-angle-brackets
    • corner-brackets
    • single-quotation-marks
    • double-quotation-marks

2. Install

2.1. Layer

To use this configuration layer, add it to your ~/.spacemacs. You will need to add perl6 to the existing dotspacemacs-configuration-layers list in this file.

2.2. Jump to definition

Jump to definition requires ctags-universal to be be installed. Then you can generate the TAGS file for your projects like this:

ctags -e -Ra lib t/
ctags -e -Ra --language-force=Perl6 bin/ $YOUR_PERL_PATH/share/perl6/site/sources/

3. Key bindings

Key binding Description
SPC m g g Jump to definition (requires ctags-universal

Author: root

Created: 2021-05-22 Sat 18:45