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Maypole in 2005

by Mutant (Priest)
on May 27, 2005 at 15:07 UTC ( #461097=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Mutant has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I've been researching Maypole, and am considering it for a commercial project. I've read Corion's excellent review from last September highlighting many of the problems. I note, however, that since then the project has a new maintainer.

I really like the concept of Maypole, but am suspicious of it's suitability when budgets and deadlines come into play.

Has anyone used it recently? Would you recommend using it in a commercial environment? Are there still a lot of pitfalls, etc?

Any insight would be appreciated.

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Re: Maypole in 2005
by monkey_boy (Priest) on May 27, 2005 at 15:16 UTC
    I think Catalyst has all of the things of Maypole and is under active develpoment.



    This is not a Signature...

      I was exactly in your position 4-5 months ago, and we ended up going with Catalyst.

      I have been using Catalyst for a real world project with 4 programmers - we had to freeze the Catalyst code because the Catalyst developers wouldn't stop changing things around - in the 3 months since our project started, Catalyst has grown from version 4.8 to 5.2, and part of the interface has been extensively modified.

      However, I must say that Catalyst is a a great package -- we just had to stop the upgrade madness and keep using what we knew was stable. We feel very confortable with Catalyst -- although at some points it felt like we were the only ones working on a real world project with it -- in the end it really helped us and it's been working great. I must also say that the Catalyst devs are great people - and the project is being worked on almost 24/7.

      We are planning on upgrading to the latest catalyst asap - but first we are going to do some extensive testing.

      Just my $.02

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