Dancer::Plugins - interesting plugins to add to Dancer's capabilities
Dancer aims to keep the core as small as possible, but there are a growing number of useful plugins to add helpful features.
This document provides a quick summary of some recommended plugins.
Provides easy database access via DBI, reading the DB connection details from your app's config file, and taking care of ensuring the connection is still valid and reconnecting if not (useful in persistent environments). Just calling the
databasekeyword gives you a connected and working database handle. It also provides some helpful keywords to make inserting/updating data as simple as it should be.
Provides easy acces to DBIx::Class database virtualization.
Dancer Authentication, Security and Role-Based Access Control Framework.
Provides easy email-sending powered by Email::Send - simply call the
Provides easy way to add Ajax route handlers.
Makes writing RESTful web services easy.
Automatically provides site maps (as a HTML page, or as an XML sitemap ready for Google) based on the routes your app defines.
Easy data validation powered by Oogly.
Provides different ways of normalizing parameter names
Provides easy CRUD (create, read, update, delete) facilities, automatically creating routes to display, add, edit and delete data from a database table.
Supports building apps using Web Sockets for bi-directional, full-duplex communications over a long-lived socket connection.
Cache page responses or individual items of data with memcached for performance.
Quickly determine whether the client is a mobile browser, in order to offer a simplified layout, or otherwise customise features.
More plugins are appearing on CPAN all the time - just search for
Dancer::Plugin to see what may have been released since this document was last updated!