[Catalyst] Catalyst, MVCs and other MVCs

Zbigniew Lukasiak zzbbyy at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 21:08:19 GMT 2008

On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 9:46 PM, J. Shirley <jshirley at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 12:23 PM, Jonathan Rockway <jon at jrock.us> wrote:
>> * On Mon, Nov 03 2008, Jacinta Richardson wrote:
>>> I know that Catalyst is about dispatch more than about CRUD, but I'd love
>>> pointers to a tutorial about how to get a basic system with working CRUD up and
>>> working within minutes.
>> I'm not sure that this will tell you anything valuable.  What's good for
>> quickly hacking something together in five minutes is rarely good for an
>> application that needs to be maintained over many years.
>> Regards,
>> Jonathan Rockway
> The value is in "marketing".  Showing what is possible in comparison
> to other frameworks, which tend to show CRUD applications has value in
> establishing convention.

It's not only marketing: establishing conventions is one, quick
learning is another benefit.

And if you subscribe to the Agile way of doing software - then you
should also see the benefit of having a quick prototype.

Zbigniew Lukasiak

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