Comparing Rails to Catalyst

I recall (Central Park in fall …) man i digress. I recall attempting to learn Catalyst many years ago and being hit with a lot of arcane rules and well … just plain bizarre usage of Perl in general. I didn’t like Mason nor Krang very much either but i managed to learn them. Catalyst just seemed … nasty.

Well, now i really feel like i was correct. Catalyst sucks. And so does Class::DBI for that matter. Ruby on Rails and ActiveRecord blow each counterpart out of the water, respectively.

These commands, with no need to edit any code, produced a full MVC driven CRUD interface for a fictitious “products” database (SQLite):

So far i am sold on Ruby/Ruby on Rails …