BBC Creates ‘Perl on Rails’

Long-time users of Perl for their public web sites, 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 web sites, and is set to be used in the controversial iPlayer project as well — via Slashdot

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