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A year ago, myself and 2 others were assigned a project to provide a revamp of a web based configuration management system.
We were a team of 3 moderatley experienced perl programmers with no Catalyst, DBIC, Template, or Perl testing experience. This is a story of our trials and tribulations starting out from 0 with these technologies and building a fully functional system.
Come learn from our mistakes so you won't make them yourself when you decide to take the plunge