Perl is a well-known scripting language that's designed to make different web-oriented apps, including CGI scripts. One of the attributes that differentiate it from other programming languages is the employment of modules - batches of Perl program code that perform predefined tasks and they're universally accepted. In simple terms, instead of writing custom-made code to perform something or pasting tens and hundreds of lines of program code in the script, you can "call" some module which already exists for this particular task and use only a few lines of code. Due to this fact, your script shall be executed faster as it'll be smaller. Employing modules will additionally make the script much easier to modify considering that you'll need to browse through much less code. If you intend to use Perl on your website, you need to ensure that the needed modules are available on your server.
Over 3400 Perl Modules in Cloud Web Hosting
All our cloud web hosting plans come with over 3400 Perl modules which you are able to take advantage of as a part of your CGI scripts or web-based applications. They contain both popular and less popular ones, to give you different options with regard to what functionality you will be able to add to your sites. Several examples are Apache::SOAP, CGI::Session, GD, Image::Magick, URI, LWP and many, many more. The whole list accessible in the Server Information section of our in-house made Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, which is provided with all of the shared accounts. In the same place, you can find the Perl version that we have as well as the path to the modules that you'll have to use within your scripts so as to call a given module from the library.