[Melbourne-pm] Perl Mongers in 2015...

Mathew Robertson mathew.blair.robertson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 18:21:16 PST 2015

On 8 January 2015 at 10:30, Drew Taylor <drew at drewtaylor.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 10:23 PM, Dean Hamstead <dean at fragfest.com.au>
> wrote:
>>  I disagree that its legacy tech... just that other methods of page
>> generation have proved more popular/robust.
> I meant legacy in the sense that I wouldn't recommend starting a new
> project using mod_perl. It works fine and will continue to be supported for
> quite some time I imagine. At $work our apps run on mod_perl, though I've
> toyed with the idea of using Plack::App::CGIBin [1] to switch to a
> Plack-based app server for easier debugging and deployment.

And here is the crux of the mod-perl diversion...  the Tim Conners already
had existing code in the form of CGI::Fast.... So to get the code to run
faster, then a couple of lines of Apache config to setup mod_perl, would
solve the problem.
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