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Re: Have you heard about recent startups using Perl?

by clinton (Priest)
on Mar 26, 2008 at 12:30 UTC ( #676378=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Have you heard about recent startups using Perl?

Yes - my company, iAnnounce, which we started about 18 months ago. The sites use only Perl (unless you include a little JavaScript in the templates :), running in a mod_perl environment.

We host family announcements (births, deaths, marriages etc) online for 50% of the regional newspapers in the UK, for instance:

Clint


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Re^2: Have you heard about recent startups using Perl?
by amarquis (Curate) on Mar 26, 2008 at 12:56 UTC

    Successful Perl startup, just stopped smoking... Seems like a good time to be Clinton. (congrats!)

    On topic, in the Boston area tech startups are seemingly a dime a dozen. I browse job listings occasionally out of curiosity. My gut feeling is that while not many jobs at startups are for perl developers, there are a sizable number that have it as a requirement or "the ideal candidate would also know X" sort of clause.

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