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Catalyst 5.8 by Antano Solar John

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Catalyst

Writing a web application is usually a repetitive process. For every page, you create a new script. This script performs essentially the same tasks as the other scripts in the application such as connecting to a database, getting some input from the user, and producing a web page as the result. This style of application design results in a structure, as shown in the following screenshot:

Introduction to Catalyst

It may be useful to note that this concerns traditional non-framework designs, as there are more web frameworks for Perl.

Building an application with this sort of design is certainly not a difficult process, but the constant repetition ...

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