[Catalyst] Re: O’Reilly might yet be interested after all

Marcello Romani mromani at ottotecnica.com
Wed Feb 7 07:33:49 GMT 2007

A. Pagaltzis ha scritto:
> * Daniel McBrearty <danielmcbrearty at gmail.com> [2007-02-06 13:40]:
>> I agree, not just DBIx but also TT.
> I don’t think it should delve very far into TT. There’s already
> an O’Reilly book for it. There should definitely be some material
> on it, if only to make the book a well-rounded intro, but I think
> you get far enough with just the TT basics that the exposition
> can be kept pretty short.

I think the main focus should be on how TT is glued into Catalyst.
That is, $c->stash, the c or Catalyst variable inside the templates, ecc.

>> The great thing about cat is it's flexibility. But as a
>> beginner it can also be the worst thing. The teaching style
>> needs to be something like "look, it's modular, you can bolt
>> just about anything you want to onto this once you understand
>> how that works, but in the beginning, this is a good starting
>> setup, which most people use at least for a while ... "
> Yes, I agree. Although I understand that Johnathan’s book is
> already quite a way along, and I don’t know how he structured it
> (he posted an outline and dicussion though), but whatever it is
> is probably not changing at this point.
> Regards,

Marcello Romani
Responsabile IT
Ottotecnica s.r.l.

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