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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • The fact that it has no dependencies makes it even more compelling.

    Really? You honestly think that a webapp framework should also ship with its own object system, its own cookie parser, its own HTTP server, its own HTTP header system, and to top it off, its own new templating system!

    I look at Mojo and can only think that it represents the height of foolish arrogance, and I for one am repelled by it.

    Catalyst is far from perfect, but at least the Catalyst developers can concentrate on building a web framework

    • Most of the "reinventing" is very thoughtfully done - and in surprisingly little code.

      The template thing is indeed a little silly; but it's a very simple template module and Mojolicious has extensive support for plugging in other "renderers" (a bunch already exist on CPAN).

      It's all trade-offs (of course).

      With Catalyst there's a good deal of "having to learn the underlying bits" to really understand what's going on. In Mojo there's less code and it's more internally consistent.

      (That being said, I do think it'd be nicer if Mojo used Moose instead of its own very basic base class).

      --

      -- ask bjoern hansen [askbjoernhansen.com], !try; do();