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Web Directory Utilizes Perl for Image Rotation

One of the most challenging aspects of website design is presenting information to users in such a way that appeals to the majority. But when advertisers are also part of the equation, a balance needs to be made between the end user's experience and the needs of advertisers. Because of this, we decided to use Perl for our image rotation needs.

Although in the past we used Perl on a variety of websites to rotate images, this task was a bit more complex. We needed a lightweight solution to serve rotated banners to tens of thousands of visitors daily. With an overhaul of our previous rot…

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user-pic I blog about web directories, Perl, PHP and other issues related to categorizing websites and displaying them to end users.