»Chapter 1. What is LiveJournal?

LiveJournal is an open source[o]» content management system, written mainly in Perl[o]» and utilizing MySQL[o]» as a database backend. By itself, it serves as a powerful content updating system. In other uses, it is the framework application behind many successful online communities, including LiveJournal.com[o]» and DeadJournal.com[o]».

Under the employ of LiveJournal.com, LiveJournal was presented two People's Voice Awards[o]» from the The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences[o]», one each for ‘Personal Web Site’ and ‘Service’, during the 5th Annual Webby Awards[o]».