I know you all know better, but I still hear "Perl is dying" way too often (especially from people who know nothing about Perl).
Anyway, to add to yesterdays release of Perl 5.10 (yay! (oh wait, that's so 06, appearantly we're using woot!! now...)), guess what I found in my mailbox today:
The very fresh Catalyst Book!. Yet another prove that Perl is alive & kicking