Why? Why try to breed these two beasts? What advantage do you have to writing tests in Perl for an Enterprise Java application? You'd spend more time testing your tests because of each languages different natures. I could see, yes, maybe using Perl to test one's servlets using HTTP (In the past I've actually used silktest
for that purpose), but only for such public requests and I'd still want to test my internals using Java.
Test in the language that you code in. Know how to test in every language you code in. If you don't know how to test it, don't code in it.
Just because you can do something, doesn't mean that you should. Yes, I can fly, but I'm still going to pick an airplane over jumping off of a building for that purpose. (Insert I don't know, maybe that ain't such a bad idea in your case joke here)
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