Perl is a sought-after scripting language that is regarded as being one of the most useful programming languages on the Internet. It is feature-rich and it's used to set up a number of web-based applications and CGI scripts. What distinguishes Perl from most of the other languages on the web is its support for modules - groups of commands for a certain job that can be included in a script just by calling them i.e. you are able to write just one line in your script to have an entire module executed, rather than having the entire code that is already included in the module anyway. Since Perl is compatible with numerous other programming languages and it features a lot of options depending on what a given app can do, it is used by numerous popular companies - the BBC, Craigslist, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB), cPanel, etc.
Perl Scripting in Cloud Hosting
In case you acquire a cloud hosting through our company, you are able to execute Perl/CGI scripts without a problem since we have a lot of modules present on the cloud platform where all the shared accounts are generated. With each and every plan, you'll get access to over 3000 modules which you'll be able to use in your scripts and you can find the full list in your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel together with the path that you need to use so as to get access to them. Should you use any kind of script that you've downloaded from a third-party website, you can rest assured that it will function perfectly regardless of what modules it requires for that. Any kind of .pl script can be executed manually or you can create a cron job to do this automatically at a specific time interval. If your web hosting plan doesn't include cron jobs, you can add this option with a couple of clicks within the Upgrades section of the Control Panel.