[dancer-users] Proposal: Tutu, a flat-file Dancer-based CMS

Hagop "Jack" Bilemjian jck000 at gmail.com
Thu May 22 22:55:32 BST 2014

I think it's a good idea.  You should do it.


On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 1:17 PM, Joel Roth <joelz at pobox.com> wrote:

> Dear Dancers,
> I've evolved a simple CMS for my own purposes, taking some
> cues from blosxom, which was my first experience with a web
> framework.
> I'm curious if any of you think there would be value
> in having a more complete example Dancer app available.
> The current design has these main features.
> * flat file design, no database
> * user login
> * simple access control based on two text files
>   + access: username dir1 dir2 dir3...
>   + restricted_dirs: dira dirb dirc...
> * Markdown-format pages in $root_dir/pages
> * generates directory listings for files in $root_dir/public
> I already created a perl module for the app, which includes
> scripts to generate the passwd file and the
> directory listings.
> I'd need to do a bit more work to create a generate app dir
> with default pages and provide enough documentation to get
> started.
> I'm wondering if you all think this field is saturated
> already, or if it might contribute to Dancer adoption to
> have a file-based CMS available as an sample app.
> I think it might help newcomers to Dancer to have a
> full-function app because despite generally excellent
> documentation, I found it did take me quite a bit of trial
> and error to get the necessary bells to ring and the
> whistles to blow.
> Perhaps there are other Dancer-based apps that are more
> sophisticated or complete, and would be better suited.
> Will appreciate any of your ideas, with my regards,
> Joel Roth
> --
> _______________________________________________
> dancer-users mailing list
> dancer-users at dancer.pm
> http://lists.preshweb.co.uk/mailman/listinfo/dancer-users
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.preshweb.co.uk/pipermail/dancer-users/attachments/20140522/d2ff1c71/attachment.html>

More information about the dancer-users mailing list