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Re: Perl: Why you no modern web framework?

by aaron_baugher (Curate)
on Jun 22, 2013 at 20:20 UTC ( #1040289=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Perl: Why you no modern web framework?

Your question title says "web framework," but it appears you're really looking for a CMS. There are Perl CMSs, if that's what you're looking for.

It may be because Perl programmers want more lower-level control. I've used Drupal, Wordpress, and other CMSs, and I always get frustrated when I can't get them to do what I want (or more often, not do what I don't want) without digging through lots of files of code. If you're a programmer, rather than a user, and you want to do more than just publish content and tweak its style, you get more control by starting with a framework like Dancer or Catalyst and just creating what you need on top of that.

Aaron B.
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[Corion]: Hmm - is anybody aware of a "protocol-only" HTTP module? I'd like to teach Prima non-blocking HTTP ideally without using threads, but that means reimplementing/ rewriting something like HTTP::Tiny (except asynchronous) or AnyEvent::HTTP
[Corion]: Ideally, the HTTP state machine but with a way to feed it HTTP data whenever I get it instead of it actively doing stuff.
[Corion]: Now that I talk about this, maybe Net::Inspect::L7:: HTTP would be the right kind of thing for the responses at least.

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