This book is about Perl 6, a programming language of the Perl family. It covers many basic and deep topics of the language and provides the initial knowledge you need to start working with Perl 6. The book does not require any previous knowledge of Perl. The Perl 6 programming language has a long story. It emerged in 2000 and got its first stable specification in 2015. This book is the first one based on the standard 6.c of the language. A lot of examples and explanations let you follow the ideas of the language design and will help you to start programming in Perl 6 right away.