Beta
×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

BBC creates 'Perl on Rails'

Bogtha (906264) writes | more than 6 years ago

Perl 2

Bogtha (906264) writes "Long-time users of Perl for their public websites, and having successfully used Ruby on Rails for internal websites, the BBC have fused the two by creating a 'Perl on Rails' that has the advantages of rapid development that Rails brings, while performing well enough to be used for the Beeb's high-traffic public websites. This is already powering one of their websites, and is set to be used in the controversial iPlayer project as well."

cancel ×

2 comments

Sorry! There are no comments related to the filter you selected.

Funny... (1)

schmidt349 (690948) | more than 6 years ago | (#21539899)

I thought it was called "Catalyst."

Seriously, though, what the hell can their MVC framework do that Catalyst can't do a hell of a lot better?

linux? (1)

pbhj (607776) | more than 6 years ago | (#21540833)

So what OS is this run off? Presumably MS Win XP?

Isn't it weird how their headers say Red Hat and Apache 2 but their directors say there are only 200 linux users in the UK [that's hyperbole] ... everyone who uses that site is a linux user.
Check for New Comments
Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?