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Perl is a programming language used by a handful of IndieWeb projects and personal sites.

IndieWeb examples

Examples of IndieWeb community members who use Perl on their personal sites:

Jason McIntosh

Jason McIntosh's blog, Fogknife, uses Plerd, his own Perl-based static site generator capable of sending and receiving webmentions.

His personal site,, makes use of Mason, a Perl-based dynamic templating engine.

Tim Bray


"I use 2500 lines of Perl that I wrote in a 20-hour-a-day spasm in the fall of 2002. I’d probably pay the digital equivalent of GotJunk dot com to haul it away if there were a good alternative." @timbray March 1, 2019


These libraries implement IndieWeb building blocks for use in Perl programs:

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