[Catalyst] Catalyst Documentation

Thomas Hartman tphyahoo at gmail.com
Tue May 30 23:05:05 CEST 2006

There's a lot of documentation, but it's not that well organized, and
it changes fast, and sometimes deprecated stuff lingers on in the
wiki/cpan longer than it should.

Ask here and on irc where the best place to start is.

I take the wiki more seriously than I take cpan, since it tends to be
more up to date.

I would say, start with an environment where you have root access.
(Catalyst on shared hosting is still iffy in my opinion.)

 Install catalyst using the shadowcat installer:


And set up a sample app using


Play with your skeleton app to get a sense for how catalyst works.

If anyone has a better idea I would love to hear it, but at any rate
that has been my trajectory so far.

Good luck!

2006/5/30, Paul Wallingford <paul at cybergestalt.net>:
> I currently use Mason and am considering adding Catalyst to the mix.
> Mason has an O'Reilly book and a lot of documentation on the site.  What
> is available for Catalyst.  The site and other online documentation
> seems to be sparse.  Are there any books or good resources?  How about
> any sort of comprehensive list of modules, plug-ins, etc?
> Thanks.
> Paul Wallingford
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