[Chicago] web2py 1.20 is out

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Tue Feb 5 17:52:26 CET 2008

Martin Maney wrote:
> Are there any frameworks that don't pretty much assume you're starting
> from scratch?  I'd say that all of them that I've looked at for more
> than the briefest glance leverage the assumption that the project is
> all new (and needn't consider anyone accessing its data except through
> the app built using the framework) as a hugely simplifying assumption -
> only one shape of holes and pegs, once again.

SQLAlchemy and Storm are both generally flexible enough to handle legacy 
database schemas.  Paste includes several tools for proxying and calling 
subprocesses, which lets you treat an external web application as just 
another part of your application.


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