Mojolicious::Guides - The Mojolicious Guide to the Galaxy
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If you are new to Perl, we recommend Learn Perl in 2 hours 30 minutes for a quick introduction, or the Modern Perl book, freely available in many formats. Both are excellent introductions to the language. For more books and documentation, check out learn.perl.org.
Mojolicious uses a modern subset of Perl exclusively, and therefore all documentation assumes that strict, warnings, utf8 and Perl 5.10 features are enabled, even if examples don't specifically mention it.
use strict; use warnings; use utf8; use feature ':5.10';
A fast and fun way to get started developing web applications with Mojolicious. The tutorial introduces the Mojolicious::Lite micro web framework, which is only a thin wrapper around the full web framework. The simplified notation introduced in the tutorial is commonly used throughout the guides and is therefore considered a prerequisite, you should definitely take a look!
Simple and fun introduction to the Mojolicious router.
Generating content with the Mojolicious renderer.
Cooking with Mojolicious, recipes for every taste.
Become a part of the ongoing Mojolicious development.
Answers to the most frequently asked questions.
Mojolicious and Mojolicious::Lite are the sum of many parts, built on top of the Mojo web development toolkit. Small building blocks that can be used independently for all kinds of applications, these are the most prominent ones.
Full featured non-blocking I/O HTTP and WebSocket user agent.
Very fun and minimalistic HTML/XML DOM parser with CSS selector support.
Minimalistic JSON implementation that just works.
Full featured, highly portable non-blocking I/O HTTP and WebSocket server, with self-restart support through Mojo::Server::Morbo, perfect for development and testing.
Full featured, UNIX optimized, preforking non-blocking I/O HTTP and WebSocket server with support for zero downtime software upgrades (hot deployment) through Mojo::Server::Hypnotoad.
Transparent CGI and PSGI support out of the box.
A minimalistic event loop with support for multiple reactor backends.
Very Perl-ish and minimalistic template system.
Testing toolkit for web applications.
Fun one-liners using everything above.
These modules are not part of the Mojolicious distribution, but have been designed to be used with it and are being developed under the same umbrella.
A job queue for Mojolicious with support for multiple backends.
This is the class hierarchy of the Mojolicious distribution.
A lot more documentation and examples by many different authors can be found in the Mojolicious wiki.
If you have any questions the documentation might not yet answer, don't hesitate to ask on the mailing-list or the official IRC channel