Raise you own PET
By Csongor Fagyal (fagzal) from Budapest.pm
Date: Tuesday, 28 August 2007 17:10
Duration: 40 minutes
Target audience: Any
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PET is a standalone application server / WEB programming framework written in Perl. It usually runs as a separate process (daemon), and can be interfaced to basically any modern webservers.
Request reaching a PET-based website are (at least partially) served by the webserver (these are mostly request for static files, e.g. images), and partially by the PET application server (dynamic content -- (X)HTML pages).
If you know Tomcat for Java, for example, then you can imagine what PET is mostly good for and look like -- or you can even think of the language PHP, the Python application server Zope the CPAN module Apache::ASP.
In my talk I would like to introduce PET to you. Why did I think that (another) framework is needed? How to learn PET? What are the most important features of PET?
Besides answering these questions, I would also like to show you some examples of real-life deployments of PET, which are to prove that besides all nice features PET is also extremely FAST.
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