[Wellington-pm] Catalyst

Nigel McNie nigel at mcnie.name
Wed Aug 29 13:03:27 PDT 2012

Catalyst user here too. Built a startup on it (I know at least one other
person on this list has done that too). It gives you a lot of rope to hang
yourself with. Depends entirely on you as to whether that's a good thing or

I'd personally recommend staying well away from DBIx::Class for your Model.

Also, beware the IRC channel. Mr. <mst> is a grumpy sod.

On 29 August 2012 22:14, Martyn Smith <martyn at dollyfish.net.nz> wrote:

> I've used Catalyst for a bunch of different projects (I even wrote a few
> plugins for it)
> I'm fairly sure a number of people at Catalyst (the company in Wellington)
> use Catalyst (the web framework) too :-)
> --
> Martyn
> On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 9:44 PM, Cliffp <enkidu at cliffp.com> wrote:
>> Just interested, does anyone use the Catalyst Web Framework?
>> I'm currently playing around with it, to see if I like it enough. I've
>> also been looking at Django, but that runs on the other p-thing that we
>> don't talk about, so I'm not keen. I've also been reading about RoR. RoR
>> and Catalyst seem to be somewhat similar and Django is, well, slicker, but
>> it's written in that other thing, and that is a big negative so far as I'm
>> concerned.
>> Cheers,
>> Cliff
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