9/01 Perl and the Power of Web Portals--With GabTown.com, any site can be a portal. By using Perl and other open source tools to develop the GabTown.com application, Tom Tessier has avoided paying thousands of dollars in licensing fees, and he has helped to make Web portals an open domain.
8/01 Updating Seven Centuries of Scottish Land Rights with Perl--Perl became the language of choice for modernizing a database that holds millions of land records and guarantees the property rights of individuals across Scotland. For a complete list of O'Reilly's Perl titles, visit perl.oreilly.com.
7/01 Perl Runs Sweden's Pension System--Intended only as a quickly developed backup for Sweden's Premium Pension System, the Perl-based application proved to be faster and more promising than the original commercial version--at a fraction of the cost. To get the latest on Perl from the experts, don't miss this month's O'Reilly Perl Conference 5.
1/01 Learning to Count on Perl at the U.S. Census Bureau--Learn how Rachael LaPorte Taylor, senior Internet technology architect at the U.S. Census Bureau, uses Perl to crunch the leading financial and economic indicators, and demographic data, of the United States.
12/00 NBCi Accesses and Maintains Complex Databases with Perl--This month's Perl Success Story tells how NBCi wrangles an enormous amount of information with Perl by allowing several database servers to create one giant, virtual server--something akin to a distributed system.
11/00 Perl Takes on Large-Scale Web Applications with Mason--This month's Perl Success Story tells how Logicept Corporation designed a back-end implementation for Seniors.com using a combination of Perl's object-oriented capabilities and Mason's component-based architecture.
10/00 Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too! ISC wanted to develop a Web-based customer-support solution with high-end functionality comparable to the best available--and sell it at one-fifth the price. They did it, and they avoided the usual compromises: simplicity vs. power, and cost vs. functionality. Yet another Perl Success Story.
9/00 Perl Enters the Oxford English Dictionary--Perl is not only in the Oxford English Dictionary as an entry, it's also accepted as an ideal programming language for that famously text-based document. Our latest Perl Success Story tells why.
8/00 Italy's Top Bank Banks on Perl--UniCredito Italiano recently adopted an immense enterprise relationship management system. The system's data migration was primarily written in Perl and heavily uses the Perl DBI. Find out why Perl enabled developers to deliver a 300-plus gigabyte system in six months.
6/00 Perl Brings Everything Together--Quickly--Our latest Perl Success Story features Kevin Lenzo, system scientist at Carnegie Mellon's International Software Research Institute, expert on speech technology, and founder of Yet Another Perl Conference. Kevin will give two talks at the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention in Monterey, California, July 17-20, 2000.
5/00 Putting Perl to All-Purpose Use--Burlington Coat Factory has a record for adopting technologies like UNIX and Java. And they're using Perl as a scripting language for just about anything you can think of.
4/00 Running Perl in the Engine--ICplanet unveiled its new Web site this week, officially entering the temporary staffing market. Driving ICplanet's Web-based service is a Perl-infused SmartSearch engine.
4/00 Perl Excels at Quick Add-ons to Existing Applications--In a real-life example of the Open Source process at work, we learn how Dave Demko used Perl to build operations support systems for telecommunications providers.
3/00 In Agilent Puts Perl to Work, you can read how the Hewlett-Packard subsidiary used Perl to construct a fast, high-traffic e-commerce Web site.
1/00 Amazon's Production Software Group Builds Auction Site Prototype -- When Amazon decided to expand into online auctions, they needed to build a prototype of a complex, robust auction site as quickly as possible. Without a second thought, the production software group pulled out Perl.
12/99 Perl and C++: It's the Best of Both Worlds at Lyris -- Using Perl allowed the creators of the leading commercial list server to quickly develop a state-of-the-art Web interface.
11/99 Advanced Data Engineering Helps Publishers Bridge the Digital Gap -- ADE is making it easy for print and paper publishers to join the digital revolution. How do they do it? With Perl!
10/99 Putting Information to Work with Perl: A Success Story -- When it comes to the rapid deployment of information factories and mission-critical systems that process complex transactions, IX Development Labs uses nothing but Perl.
1/99 Open Source software at the Federal Reserve? That's right. Columnist Thomas Scoville discovered that Perl does some heavy lifting when it comes to economic policy decision making. Read all about it in Perl And The Crystal Ball: Economic Forecasting At The "Fed".

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