Companies that Use Perl
The Planet Perl Iron Man Blogging Competition has come about because many people in the Perl community are getting concerned about the state of Perl. It is feared that the popularity of Perl is waning, and that it will become increasingly difficult to find gainful employment as a Perl programmer. I certainly hope that this isn’t going to be the case. Perl is an excellent language that can get the job done! Not to mention that my marketability will be severely hampered is Perl were to become obsolete. The general sentiment within the Perl community is that it is our responsibility to promote Perl, and increase its longevity together. I’m all for this, and am happy to do my part by blogging
As it stands right now, Perl is far from dead! There is a very active Perl community out there, and there always has been. I expect though, that it’s always been a community that isn’t to keen on touting their own horns. Let alone get in to promotion or marketing… yikes!
To prove that Perl is long from dead, I thought I’d list some of the big companies out there that are using Perl* in some capacity or another:
Do you know any other companies that are using Perl? Help the community out, and add them to the Perl 5 Wiki!