Dancer – simple but powerful web application framework for Perl

Dancer is a lightweight yet powerful web application framework.

Dancer aims to provide the simplest way for writing web applications, and offers the flexibility to scale between a very simple lightweight web service consisting of a few lines of code in a single file, all the way up to a more complex fully-fledged web application with session support, templates for views and layouts, etc.

Dancer apps can be used with an embedded web server (great for easy testing), and can run under PSGI/Plack for easy deployment in a variety of web server environments.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Very simple – Intuitive, minimalist and very expressive syntax.
  • Flexible – PSGI support, plugins and modular design allow for strong scalability.
  • Few dependencies – Dancer depends on as few CPAN modules as possible making it easy to install.

Website: www.perldancer.org
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Dancer Core Developers; copyright Alexis Sukrieh
License: Artistic License 1.0 or GNU General Public License

Dancer is written in Perl. Learn Perl with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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