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Re: Perl: Why you no modern web framework?

by davido (Archbishop)
on Jun 22, 2013 at 21:52 UTC ( #1040296=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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

Why you no modern web framework?

So the real question comes down to this: why isn't there a Perl CMS platform like Drupal?

Because nobody has written a Content Management System like Drupal for Perl yet, possibly because Drupal already exists, and it's more work to re-write it in Perl than to learn enough PHP to tinker with it. I know that's not great for Perl enthusiasts. However, to say that Perl has no content management systems isn't correct either:

  • Galileo -- A simple modern CMS built on Mojolicious.
  • CatalystX::CMS -- A "drop-in content management system" for Catalyst.

Those are just a couple that I know of. I imagine that there's room for improvement with both of those. I know that Galileo is under active development. I wouldn't be surprised if collaboration is encouraged.


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