Resources for “Slash”

by Reuven M. Lerner

The main distribution and discussion site for Slash is However, the InstallSlash site ( provides some good instructions, and the Slash IRC channel (#slash on is home to a number of prominent Slash developers.

O'Reilly and Associates publishes a book on Slash, Running Weblogs with Slash. I have not read this book, but the sample chapter available on the O'Reilly Web site, as well as the table of contents, indicate that it may be a useful purchase, particularly for system administrators who are less experienced with Apache and mod_perl.

If you need help compiling or installing mod_perl, be sure to consult the mod_perl guide, edited by Stas Bekman, at The guide has grown a lot over the years, and it now contains a great deal of wisdom about the installation, care and administration of a mod_perl site.

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