[Catalyst] ANNOUNCE: Mason 2

Jonathan Swartz swartz at pobox.com
Tue Feb 22 01:44:34 GMT 2011

I'm pleased to announce Mason 2, the first major version of Mason in ten years:


For those not familiar with it, Mason is a templating framework for generating web pages and other dynamic content. Mason 2 has been rearchitected and reimplemented from the ground up, to take advantage of modern Perl techniques (Moose, Plack/PSGI) and to correct long-standing feature and syntax inadequacies. More information at


You can use Mason to power your Catalyst views with


This is separate from Catalyst::View::Mason, which works with Mason 1 (HTML::Mason).

Give it a try and post feedback here or on the Mason mailing list (https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/mason-users).


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