[Catalyst] RESTy Chained actions

Stephen Howard stephen at enterity.com
Tue Jun 29 15:10:15 GMT 2010

very cool.  I need to go find the docs that talk about that bit of  
config magic, as I hadn't run into it yet.

- Stephen

On Jun 29, 2010, at 8:02 AM, Tomas Doran wrote:

> On 29 Jun 2010, at 14:43, Stephen Howard wrote:
>> I may be off the mark on what you're trying to do, but here goes.
>> In my brief experience with catalyst, inheritance doesn't do much  
>> for you when constructing actions.
>> I believe that chained actions are pretty tightly bound to the urls  
>> you are building, so there's no way to reuse them for different urls.
> Entirely incorrect.
>> That said, something I often do is $c->forward my way to common  
>> private functions, rather than try to do it through inheritance.   
>> So, from that same project:
> <snip gross solution which follows>
> You can compose the actions you want to override from a role (or  
> superclass, or whatever), and then use config to override the paths.
> Here's an example (note the code here is simplistic / prototype, but  
> it shows the concept):
> http://github.com/bobtfish/Kaizendo/blob/master/lib/App/Kaizendo/Web/Controller/Project.pm
> Cheers
> t0m
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