Mojolicious + Bootstrap = Awesome
I have some news coming soon about
Alien::Base but to avoid burnout, I’ve spent some time in the last few days playing with some things that are new to me. I enjoy doing this any time I’ve spent too much time on one project.
While I have spent some time using
Mojolicious it has always been to hack together a quick UI for some code, rather than pulling out Tk. I never have really taken the time for pretty-fication, nor for any kind of interface logic.
I have a friend who thinks highly of my programming abilities and has recommended me to another of his friends to put together a website for a startup company. While I could put together a Joomla or Drupal site in no time, I thought I would investigate a Perl solution. I know that there are a few Perl CMSes out there (WebGUI 8 sounds interesting), but I wondered if I could hack something together myself.
However, surprisingly, Mojolicious, along with Twitter’s Bootstrap for building page elements, has made this really easy. I don’t know if I can sell it to a client yet. But maybe by the next client, or the one after that, I can offer a website as a Perl/Mojolicious/Bootstrap/PSGI app!
I love open source!