Perl in Plat_Forms 2012 Web Development Contest
Thanks to Lars Dɪᴇᴄᴋᴏᴡ for coordinating entries into the Plat_Forms 2012 web development contest. This annual contest pits some of the best developers of frameworks and languages against each other to solve real problems. Perl developers have participated for several…
Facebook Authentication with Perl and Facebook::Graph
In the first of a series on writing Facebook applications with Perl, JT Smith demonstrates how to register an application and authenticate users with Facebook::Graph.
Colonizing the Lacuna Expanse with Perl
Perl productivity has suffered this month with JT Smith’s announcement of The Lacuna Expanse, a web-based space empire strategy game. As with most of Smith’s projects, TLE uses Perl extensively. Perl.com recently conducted an email interview to explore the world behind the game world.
A Website in a Minute Using Dancer, the Effortless Web Framework
While Perl has a few heavy hitters in the web framework world (Catalyst, Jifty, CGI::App), sometimes they can seem like overkill. When writing a light web service or a high-end but not-as-complex website, you might want something smaller and simpler….
Rapid Website Development with CGI::Application
This article provides an update on the popular and mature CGI::Application framework for web applications. It assumes a basic understanding of the system, so reviewing the previous Perl.com article about CGI::Application may be helpful background reading. CGI::Application and Catalyst…