|Web Services using Perl|
Web services marketing materials usually use one of the two big frameworks, J2EE or .NET. But when you get down to the details, what is really important is the underlying standard used for communication.
Once you satisfy the standard, those large frameworks are no longer necessary. In other words, once you know how to communicate with other businesses, the internal details are irrelevant, You can implement the same protocol by using a giant technology or a more modest framework.
As Perl is THE language for parsing and formatting textual data it is obviously a very good choice when implementing these services.
Here are some of the protocols supported by Perl: