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Catalyst::Manual - The Catalyst developer's manual


    perldoc Catalyst::Manual::Intro
    perldoc Catalyst::Manual::Tutorial


Install Task::Catalyst::Tutorial to install all the dependencies you need to follow along with the Tutorial. You can also refer to Catalyst::Manual::Tutorial::Intro for more information on installation options.

Some "Getting Started" Links:


For additional information on Catalyst, there are currently two books available:

  • The Definitive Guide to Catalyst: Writing Extendable, Scalable and Maintainable Perl-Based Web Applications

    By: Kieren Diment, Matt Trout Available July 12, 2009 ISBN 10: 1-4302-2365-0 ISBN 13: 978-1-4302-2365-8

  • Accelerating Perl Web Application Development

    By: Jonathan Rockway Published December, 2007 ISBN 10: 1847190952 ISBN 13: 978-1-847190-95-6


Corrections or amendments may be submitted through the RT bug tracker (or

There is also a mailing list available for users of this distribution, at

There is also an irc channel available for users of this distribution, at irc://


Catalyst Contributors, see Catalyst


This software is copyright (c) 2006 by the Catalyst contributors.

This is free software and content; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.