Changes for version 5.90049_002 - 2013-08-20

  • Fixed loading middleware from project directory
  • Fixed some pointless warnings when middleware class lacked VERSION
  • NEW FEATURE: Declare global 'data_handlers' for parsing HTTP POST/PUT alternative content, and created default JSON handler. Yes, now Catalyst handles JSON request content out of the box! More docs eventually but for now see the DATA HANDLERS section in (or review the test case t/data_handler.t

Changes for version 5.90049_001 - 2013-07-26

  • Declare PSGI compliant Middleware as part of your Catalyst Application via a new configuration key, "psgi_middleware".
  • Increased lowest allowed module version for Module::Pluggable to be 4.7 (up from 3.4) to solve the fact this is no longer bundled with Perl in v5.18.


Overview of changes between versions of Catalyst
How Catalyst and PSGI work together
Instructions for upgrading to the latest Catalyst
Bootstrap a Catalyst application


The Elegant MVC Web Application Framework
Catalyst Action
Chain of Catalyst Actions
Catalyst Action Container
Match on HTTP Methods
Deprecated base class
Class data accessors
Catalyst Component Base Class
Moose Role for components which capture the application context.
Moose Role for components which need to close over the $ctx, without leaking
Catalyst Controller base class
DispatchType Base Class
Path Part DispatchType
Default DispatchType
Index DispatchType
Path DispatchType
The Catalyst Dispatcher
The Catalyst Engine
The Catalyst Engine Loader
Catalyst Exception Class
Basic Catalyst Exception Role
Exception for redispatching using $ctx->detach()
Exception for redispatching using $ctx->go()
Role defining the interface for Catalyst exceptions
Catalyst Log Class
Catalyst Model base class
Unicode aware Catalyst
provides information about the current client request
handles file upload requests
stores output responding to the current client request
The Catalyst Framework Runtime
The CGI Catalyst Script
Create a new Catalyst Component
The FastCGI Catalyst Script
Catalyst test server
Test Catalyst application on the command line
Common functionality for Catalyst scripts.
The Catalyst Framework script runner
Catalyst Timing Statistics Class
Test Catalyst Applications
The Catalyst Utils
Catalyst View base class


in lib/Catalyst/