Posts Tagged ‘Perl’

AMPPS is a software for quickly installing Apache, MySQL, PHP, Perl and Python and creating a web server environment.

What differentiates it from other similar solutions is the built-in Softaculous package which makes 1 click installations of popular web apps possible.


There is a huge list of installable apps (250+) including WordPress, Joomla, Magento, phpBB and much more.

Using the AMPPS panel, the server resources can be configured and all the installations can be managed.

It has versions for Windows + Mac OS X and also installs phpMyAdmin + SQLite manager for controlling databases.

Git is one of the most popular version control systems out there and, if you use it, you will find Gitalist very useful.

It is an open source web application for viewing local and/or remote git repositories in an easy-to-browse interface.


Gitalist can connect to multiple repositories and branches. The application can display the differences in commits and present the history color-coded.

There are both short + long log views and it generates an Atom feed of the commits for the followers.

Bricolage is an open-source and enterprise-class content management system that makes creating, managing and publishing content very easy.

It is built with Perl, uses MySQL or PostgreSQL for storing data and has a powerful templating system (Mason, Template Toolkit, or PHP).

With the help of this templating system and the flexibility offered on every step, it is possible to build any type of websites.

Bricolage Perl CMS

Bricolage has a group and permission based user management system that eases working as a team where some users can be editors, others being designers, etc.

Besides many other standard CMS features, there is a very handy and built-in alert system which can be setup for many events like an article going online, being edited, etc. to get notified instantly.

Also, there is a well-documented API which enables you to pull and push any type of data from the system.

W3Perl is an open source analytics application that doesn't require any code to be inserted into websites for monitoring.

Rather, it goes through the log files generated on the server-side and creates the reports in real-time.

The application is not limited to web servers and it can also render the logs of  FTP, Squid, CUPS and mail servers.


W3Perl stores the data for a period configured and can display statistics from hours to years.

It can provide information on many details about the visitors like their countries, browsers, screen sizes and pages they browsed, the amount of traffic created and much more.

OTRS is an open source trouble ticket system for easily managing support requests in a multi-agent interface.

The application can auto-convert e-mails into tickets (e-mail piping) which "eliminates the need of using the web interface" for customers.

OTRS Support Ticket System

OTRS is used by large organizations like Opera, MySQL AB, BitDefender, Suse & has very nice features like:

  • transfer of tickets between agents
  • auto-calculation of hours worked on a ticket
  • powerful reporting
  • canned responses
  • multilanguage support
  • themable web interface
  • role-based user management
  • & much more..

OTRS is built with Perl & can work with different databases (e. g. MySQL, PostgeSQL, Oracle, DB2 and MSSQL).

It has one-click installers for multiple operating systems (including Windows).