Perl is an efficient programming language that is commonly used for generating CGI scripts and also a variety of web-based apps. One of its key advantages is the fact that it works with modules - ready-made batches of program code that are used to execute multiple tasks and to enhance the performance of a certain script without clogging it with unnecessary lines of code. This means that, when five processess have to be performed, you can employ five lines of code in order to call each of the modules rather than including a few hundred lines used to generate the actual modules inside your script. Perl is very convenient and it may be used for many different purposes, so many companies have integrated it in their web products or on their high-traffic sites - cPanel, IMDB, Craigslist, BugZilla, BBC and a lot more. It's commonly used along with other programming languages like PHP or Python.
Perl Scripting in Hosting
Since Perl is installed on our cloud website hosting platform, you will be able to execute Perl/CGI scripts with all of our hosting plans without any difficulties. You can also do this automatically by using a cron job if your package comes with this attribute. If not, you will be able to include cron jobs via the Upgrades area of your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel. More than 3000 Perl modules are offered on our servers and you will be able to use them with your scripts. A full list is available inside the Control Panel and when you want to use any module, you only have to add the path to our module library within your script. In case third-party scripts that you need to add to your site demand a certain module, for example, you will not have to worry if they will work effectively or not. In this way, you're able to build a dynamic site and provide numerous different functions to your site visitors.
Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Hosting
In case you would like to include CGI scripts on your sites or any other Perl-based software for that matter, you will not experience any problems in the event that you use a semi-dedicated server account from our company. Thousands of Perl modules are installed on our machines and you will be able to call any of them by adding the path that you can find in your Control Panel into the script that you've selected. Any time you download some application from a third-party website, for instance, you can be sure that you'll be able to use it regardless of the modules it needs to function. As long as your .pl files include the proper UNIX permissions to ensure they are executable, you'll be able to choose whether a certain script will be run manually by a visitor doing something on your website, or automatically by setting up a cron job in your account. Using the latter option, your script can be executed every day, hour or minute in accordance with your preference.