[Chicago] help from Django and Pylons developers

Daniel Griffin dgriff1 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 21:11:19 CEST 2008

I like the documentation comment about how j2ee has "too many published
Also, not sure if this is a common feature, I know it wasnt in rails. Will
your ORM reflect SQL constraints? How does web2py "automatically" validate


On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 2:00 PM, John Melesky <list at phaedrusdeinus.org>

> On Apr 28, 2008, at 11:39 AM, Massimo Di Pierro wrote:
> > I am writing a comparison between web2py and other frameworks. Here is a
> > draft:
> > http://mdp.cti.depaul.edu/examples/static/web2py_vs_others.pdf
> >
> Your inclusion of PHP is problematic: it's difficult to call it a
> framework, as it's really a language. And it's not implemented in Perl (nor
> has it, to my knowledge, ever been).
> If you want a Perl framework, Catalyst is the current most popular one.
> The author of the book on Catalyst lives in Chicago and attends Chicago.pm
> meetings, if you want to contact him for details.
> Re: "zero-install", as someone else mentioned, Rails is included in the
> most recent OSX. However, there's also Locomotive, which is a
> Rails/server/db bundle for OSX. But the whole thing is a bit disingenuous:
> any of the Python web frameworks can be packaged on a USB drive fairly
> easily. It's a bit like the "bytecode" issue. If you want to point out that
> web2py has a nice tool to bc-compile, or to bundle on a thumb drive, cool.
> Saying that you can't do it with the other frameworks is a very different
> truth level.
> I'm not sure what you mean by "Web Helpers".
> -johnnnnnnn
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