[Catalyst] Extending Catalyst -- new elements

Sir Robert Burbridge rburbrid at cisco.com
Fri Jun 18 14:50:53 GMT 2010

On 06/18/2010 05:17 AM, Tomas Doran wrote:
> On 18 Jun 2010, at 09:58, piotr pogorzelski wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I prefer instead of
>>     catalyst.pl MyApp
>> run
>>     catalyst.pl MyApp::Catalyst
>> and keep my model, helpers, or other application
>> modules below MyApp::Catalyst, leaving MyApp::Catalyst for
>> web interface modules.
>> using DBIC::Schema i create it under MyApp::Schema
>> later building model in MyApp::Model and importing
>> it into Catalyst Model using Catalyst::Model::Adaptor
> I entirely agree with this idea, except for the naming scheme. I much 
> prefer to name things by what they do, rather than what they are.
> E.g. MyApp::Web vs MyApp::Catalyst.
> E.g. MyApp::View::HTML vs MyApp::View::TT
> The former in both cases tells you what the code is _for_, the latter 
> tells you instead what it's implemented with, which isn't (in my 
> opinion) as semantically helpful when thinking about your application 
> layout.
> Cheers
> t0m

Yeah, that's just from habit (the docs on cpan and, I think, in the 
Catalyst book, have "script/myapp_create.pl view TT TT").


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