Perl is a well-liked scripting language which is regarded as one of the most useful programming languages in the online world. It is feature-rich and it is used to set up a variety of web-based applications and CGI scripts. What distinguishes Perl from most of the other languages on the internet is its support for modules - sets of commands for a particular job which can be integrated into a script by calling them i.e. you're able to write a single line in your script to have a whole module executed, rather than having the entire code which is already included in the module anyway. Because Perl can be used with a lot of other languages and it provides a lot of functions depending on what a particular app can do, it is employed by lots of well-known companies - the BBC, Craigslist, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB), cPanel, etc.
Perl Scripting in Cloud Hosting
Provided you get a cloud hosting from us, you're able to execute Perl/CGI scripts without any problems because we have numerous modules installed on the cloud hosting platform where all of the shared accounts are created. With each and every plan, you will be given access to more than 3000 modules which you'll be able to use in your scripts and you'll find the whole list within your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel along with the path which you have to use so as to get access to them. Should you use any script which you have downloaded from a third-party site, you can rest assured that it will function perfectly regardless of what modules it needs for that. Any .pl script can be executed manually or you'll be able to set up a cron job to do this automatically at a pre-set time interval. If your hosting plan doesn't include cron jobs, you're able to add this option with a few clicks within the Upgrades section of your Control Panel.
Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Servers
All the Linux semi-dedicated hosting service that we provide are capable of running CGI scripts or various other apps written in Perl and due to the fact that cron jobs are a part of all of the packages, you will be able to decide if a certain script will be executed manually or automatically on regular basis. In addition, you can take advantage of a vast library of over 3000 modules which are already set up on our servers and use their functionality to save your time when you write your scripts. In case you use some third-party Perl script, you can also be sure that if it needs a particular module so as to run properly, we will have it because our library includes both popular modules and less popular ones. You are able to see the path to the modules that you need to use in our scripts under the Server Information drop-down menu of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel.