[dancer-users] Dancer Advent Calendar 2015

Sawyer X xsawyerx at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 13:32:21 GMT 2015

On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 10:12 PM, John Stoffel <john at stoffel.org> wrote:
>>>>>> "Sawyer" == Sawyer X <xsawyerx at gmail.com> writes:
> Sawyer> Last year we've ran the Dancer Advent Calendar 2014[1] containing 24
> Sawyer> articles on how to use Dancer2, what it can do, what features it has,
> Sawyer> etc., which was very successful.
> Sawyer> We would like to have another Dancer Advent Calendar this year. This
> Sawyer> means 24 more articles.
> Sawyer> We need *you*.
> Sawyer> I'm collecting articles on topics ranging from:
> Sawyer> * Something you do in Dancer (a trick you have, a suggestion on how to use it).
> Sawyer> * Projects you made that use Dancer.
> Sawyer> * Plugins you like, plugins you wrote.
> Sawyer> * Topics I haven't thought of!
> Topics suggestions:
> - I'd love to see a simple example of searching with multiple fields and
>   pagination of the results.  My big use case is searching databases in
>   a library to presenting results.  Migrating from an old PHP app would
>   be awesome.   Which would involve a mix of POST/GET calls... how do
>   people recommend this be handled?  Esp when you want to give people
>   the ability to modify their searches, etc.
>   I suspect thoughts on Javascript integration would be needed here.

Good idea. Added!

> - A Good example of how to put in authentication and some of the
>   issues surrounding it.

There is one planned for Dancer2::Plugin::Auth::Extensible by Andy.

> - I'd also like to second Warren's comment asking for how to structure
>   bigger apps and howto scale them up better.

Yup! I want to add it but first I want to know if this will be a
single article, a series, etc.

> Documentation
> - more details examples of getting Dancer2 up and working with Apache,
>   NGinx, etc.  Or some way to automatically generate templates to be
>   used for common situations.  The docs are so so... something more
>   concrete would be ideal.

Automatically generating templates for it is a very interesting idea.
Raise a ticket, maybe?

As for articles, these are good article ideas. Added!

Thank you for all the comments!

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