Hello. My company does Web development with VBScript and ASP pages and management is convinced that Perl is worthless (usual bogus argument like: Perl is not typed, Perl is not supported, etc). My company has a few programmers who appreciate the power of Perl, but we can't convince the powers-that-be that Perl is worthwhile.
However, we are looking for some project management software and I thought this might be an excellent opportunity to demonstrate that Perl actually has merit. Does anyone know of some free or inexspensive software in Perl which can handle this, perhaps in a Web-based format? Do you feel that Perl is suited to a task like this? I think it is.
The primary advantage that I see here is that we would actually have a project management software package that we could modify to suit our needs, fix any bugs that crop up, etc. I know that straight Perl evangelism is just going to put management off, so I keep my mouth shut (usually). If I can *show* them the power of Perl, perhaps I can actually convince them?