Perl excellent lives wherever you need to quickly otparit some text.
Perl great lives wherever you need to quickly process some incomprehensible array of data and perhaps display it in a file, in the schedule to the website. It is often in perl to write cgi scripts.
Perl on friendly terms with system administrators, because it allows you to quickly and easily parse the data logs (which actually was intended), to use the regular season and execute other commands. And it does not need OOP, system scripts - perl and some bash thread perfectly complement each other.
For system administration - perl is one of the most convenient languages
For system integrator, there are already Python, and perl there behind.
Perl can be and have been written many applications, including FOR ensuring operation of nuclear power plants, because perl is reliable because of its simplicity and proverennoi, perl is a very reliable language.
Perl comes with all distributions of Linux, and most of the scripts works with the perl that out of the box. Then add the libraries to work with databases and the web. Sometimes GDI to generate graphs.
thelma.Bednar answered on September 19th 19 at 00:24
And what does "large", "new"? For example, we have a system of obtaining, azderbaijani, processing and classification of certain data from certain sources. The system was created from scratch less than 10 years ago. A quick look at the result of wc-l on all projects, including support utilities and debug branches, detects approximately 50,000 (fifty thousand) lines in Perl...
janis_Schneider answered on September 19th 19 at 00:26
Globally one big project to start on a pearl will not go on Habr there recently wrote an article about volumetric pearl, where its applied and how well you live the pearl developers. Right comprehensive answer to your question.