The Archive::Zip module allows a Perl program to create, manipulate, read, and write Zip archive files without calling an external program. Members can be added, removed, extracted, replaced, rearranged, and enumerated. They can also be renamed or have their dates, comments, or other attributes queried or modified. Their data can be compressed or uncompressed as needed, and members can be created from members in existing Zip files, or from existing directories, files, or strings.
Perl-LZO (aka Compress::LZO) provides Perl bindings for the LZO data compression library. You can access the LZO library from your Perl scripts thereby compressing ordinary Perl strings. LZO is a portable lossless data compression library written in ANSI C. It offers pretty fast compression and very fast decompression. Decompression requires no memory. In addition there are slower compression levels achieving a quite competitive compression ratio while still decompressing at this very high speed.
XML::Parser is a Perl extension module providing an interface to James Clark's fast and robust XML parsing library, expat. Other Perl XML modules (many based on XML::Parser) may be found at the same CPAN download site where XML::Parser is located. The expat library is distributed as part of the module.
The DBIWrapper is a Perl Module that provides for easier access to databases using DBI. It supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, and ODBC DBD modules. High level methods for reading, writing, commiting, and rolling back transactions to the database are provided. XML or DBI data structures can be used.
Linguaphile is a simple command line language translator. It is open source, platform independent, and programmed in Perl. Linguaphile currently supports the following languages: Afrikaans, Alawa, Albanian, Arrernte, Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hawaiian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Interlingua, Irish, Italian, Kala Lagaw Ya, Korean, Kriol, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Maltese, Maori, Norwegian, Pitjantjatjara, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Tok Pisin, Turkish, Ukrainian, Warlpiri, and Welsh. The Spanish to English translation is the most useful at this stage.
Config::Natural is a Perl module that can read generic configuration files with a simple but very flexible syntax. It has very few constraints on the data, and has support for multi-line values and nested lists. Its object oriented API is compatible with modules like CGI or HTML::Template, and it can be safely associated with the latter.
dbMan is a complex SQL monitor for common database systems (PgSQL, Oracle, MySQL etc.). It's based on Perl and DBI interfaces. Features include a command history buffer, tab completion, editing Oracle objects, simultaneous connections, SQL help, importing and exporting of tables, Oracle explain plan, and more. dbMan is made as a simple kernel and many extension modules, and you can make your modules with a simple HOWTO.