[dancer-users] Getting started with Perl Dancer - new screencast

David Precious davidp at preshweb.co.uk
Sun Apr 21 10:45:42 BST 2013

On Sun, 21 Apr 2013 12:04:04 +0300
Gabor Szabo <gabor at szabgab.com> wrote:
> recently I've started again to publish screencasts, this time solely
> on my own Perl Maven site. After two very experimental videos, I think
> this is already reasonably ok to show:
> http://perlmaven.com/videos/getting-started-with-perl-dancer

Awesome!  Will check it out shortly :)
> Given enough feedback I can create a whole series of screencasts for
> Dancer, but I'd certainly like to get some feedback from you. What
> subject would you like to
> be covered?
> Should this be aimed at Perl developers who start with Dancer or
> people who are already experienced with Dancer? Should it maybe even
> assume no, or very little Perl knowledge as well?

I think an introduction to web development with Perl & Dancer for
non-Perl programmers would be a great thing to have - both for Dancer,
and for the Perl community in general, being a useful resource to point
newbies to as a "this is how easy webdev in Perl can be" - particularly
covering how easy getting started, templating, database access,
authentication, serialisation etc can be with Dancer and suitable

> My plan is to follow the footsteps of railscasts.com and provide some
> of the videos free
> of charge and some for paying subscribers only so I can cover my
> bills. Will there be enough people to make this sustainable?

I have no idea; I'd like to think so, though.

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