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Re: You Used Perl to Write WHAT?!

by hardburn (Abbot)
on Jan 29, 2008 at 16:01 UTC ( #664920=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to You Used Perl to Write WHAT?!

People who think you can't write a large, scalable web site in Perl are amusing to those of us who do exactly that.

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Re^2: You Used Perl to Write WHAT?!
by apl (Monsignor) on Jan 29, 2008 at 16:18 UTC
    That was precisely why my original post said "for your amusement". I'm not a Web programmer, but I know the CPAN libraries that exist, and I see all of the questions concerning Web Apps. All I could think (as I read the article) was "What's the color of the sky in his world?".

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[1nickt]: Corion Surely you have one or more lying around?
[Corion]: 1nickt: Not in the general sense... I only have very specific crawlers, but not a simple crawler like that ;) But maybe that would be a good application/( stress) test for Future::HTTP to parallelize
[Corion]: Also, a good application to test my API to rate limit things

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