NAME

Catalyst::Manual::Internals - Catalyst Internals

DESCRIPTION

Lifecycle

These are the steps of a Catalyst request, every step can be overloaded to extend Catalyst.

    handler
      prepare
        prepare_request
        prepare_path
        prepare_cookies
        prepare_headers
        prepare_connection
        prepare_action
        prepare_parameters
        prepare_uploads
      process
      finalize
        finalize_headers
        finalize_output

These steps are normally overloaded from engine classes, and extended by plugins. Extending means using multiple inheritance with NEXT.

AUTHOR

Sebastian Riedel, sri@oook.de

COPYRIGHT

This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.