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1 =head1 Welcome to Catalyst
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3 This is the Runtime distribution for the L<Catalyst MVC framework|http://www.catalystframework.org/>.
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5 For more information about Catalyst, write
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7     perldoc Catalyst
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9 at the command line, or visit http://www.catalystframework.org/.
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11 =head2 Getting Started
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13 1. Install Catalyst if you haven't yet:
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15     cpanm Catalyst
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17 2. Create a new catalyst application:
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19     catalyst.pl DemoApp
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21 3. Change the directory to the newly created directory and start the built-in developer server
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23     cd DemoApp; plackup -Ilib demoapp.psgi
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25 4. Go to http://localhost:5000 and you'll see the default welcome page.
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27 =head2 Resources
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29 You can also install L<Catalyst::Manual|https://metacpan.org/module/Catalyst::Manual> 
30 from CPAN for more comprehensive information.
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32 If you are going to write your own Catalyst application, you will need to
33 install L<Catalyst::Devel|https://metacpan.org/module/Catalyst::Devel>.
34 Afterwards run I<catalyst.pl> for more information about creating your first
35 app.
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37 =head2 Contributing
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39 If you would like to contribute to Catalyst, please 
40 L<join us|http://chat.mibbit.com/#catalyst@irc.perl.org> on IRC,
41 or visit the L<mailing list|http://lists.scsys.co.uk/mailman/listinfo/catalyst>.