Perl is a well-liked scripting language that is regarded as being one of the most useful programming languages on the Internet. It's feature-rich and it's used to generate a number of web-based applications and CGI scripts. What differentiates Perl from most of the alternative languages on the market is its support for modules - groups of commands for a specific job that can be included in a script by calling them which means that you'll be able to write just a single line inside your script to get a module executed, rather than having the whole program code that is already a part of the module anyway. Since Perl is compatible with many other languages and it provides a lot of options depending on what a given app can do, it's employed by many renowned companies - the BBC, Craigslist, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB), cPanel, etcetera.
Perl Scripting in Hosting
You can use CGI scripts and apps written in Perl with all of our hosting as we have a rich library more than 3000 modules installed on our custom-made cloud website hosting platform so as to ensure that all the dependencies for a custom or a ready-made script will be there any time you need them. You'll be able to run a .pl file in two separate ways - either manually from your website, or automatically via a cron job that will run a certain file regularly. In the event that the plan which you've acquired does not come with cron jobs included, you will be able to include as many as you would like from the Upgrades menu in your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You also need to make sure that the script file has the proper executable permissions. With our shared packages, you are able to build a website with as many functions and features as you would like.
Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Servers
Perl is supported on all of our servers, so when you get a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you are able to use any kind of tailor-made or ready-made CGI script or another Perl-based web application without difficulty. To save you time and effort, we've also set up several thousand modules that you can employ. You will be able to see the path to the library inside your Hepsia hosting Control Panel and include any module within your scripts. Some third-party scripts, for example, need particular modules, so that they can function properly. Executing a .pl file, custom or ready-made, can be achieved in two separate ways - manually, if a visitor does a certain action on your site, or automatically, when you create a cron job from your account. In the second case, you are able to choose the interval depending on what the script will do and how often you want it to run - once a minute, hour, day, etcetera.