Finding the Lost Perl

  • 29-Nov-2001

The Perl scripting language has fantastic text-manipulation tools, broad support, and now an object-based orientation, so the apparent dearth of Perl-based CM packages has sometimes become a source of jokes in the community. Lines like "last thing a Perl hacker wants to do is build a tool for end-users to manage websites." Well, look closely under the covers at Interwoven and eGrail (i.e. bypass their whitepapers singing about J2EE) and what do you see? Back ends written wholly in Perl. Of course, CMS Watch Report readers know eGrail and Interwoven don't need to use Perl at run-time (where it is slow), just to pregenerate static pages for production webservers to dish up...
Visit eGrail or Interwoven.

Our customers say...

"The SharePoint Research is perhaps the most thorough analysis of the solution to date and is based on real-world use of the product within numerous organizations and it is designed to assist both Business and Technology Managers to figure out where, why and how to apply SharePoint."

Toby Ward, CEO, Prescient Digital Media

Other Web Content & Experience Management posts

There is no such thing as a DXP

  • October 5, 2017

I don't know any enterprise customer that wants — or believes it remotely possible — to obtain all those services from a single vendor. No, this is a vendor fantasy, getting peddled by analyst shills....

Whither SugarCRM?

  • September 28, 2017

SugarCRM has always been a bit of an anomaly in the CRM market....