Created: 2012-03-23 17:24
Updated: 2018-10-25 16:33


Introduction {#mainpage}

This is a library of perl modules intended to simplify the process of creating perl-based web applications. It should be noted that this is not the most comprehensive, advanced, or even efficient framework for developing perl web applications - many other disparate modules exist and can be used together for the same ends. However, the modules provided here emphasise simplicity of use, flexibility, and clarity, and allow the construction of fairly powerful applications for relatively little effort.

Issue tracking is done via the Flyspray installation at



Full documentation for this library can be generated using Doxygen v1.8 or later (v1.7 will not handle the Markdown content correctly). In order to process the perl files correctly, you must install the Doxygen Perl Filter, see:

Once you have Doxygen and Doxygen Perl Filter installed, run the 'makedocs.sh' script in the main directory to generate the documentation.

Why Doxygen instead of POD? Mainly personal preference: I find documentation written using doxygen formatting and markup vastly easier to write, and much easier to read, than POD documentation. Doxygen also provides better output than most POD tools. But if you disagree, there's a 'fork' button on github...

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