Programming ASP with ActivePython [also a general Web question]

dsavitsk dsavitsk at e-coli.net
Mon Jun 4 18:04:06 CEST 2001


"Wartan Hachaturow" <wart at softhome.net> wrote in message
news:87lmn8fdmi.fsf at penguin.aktivist.ru...
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<first question>
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>
> P.S. Can anyone advise me some nice Python web programming environment
> based on *nix? I've checked mod_python -- but it doesn't support sessions
> and persistent db connections, and I am too lazy to write them by myself.
> Zope seems to be too heavy and bloated (IMHO).
> In fact I'd like to have something really working in the production
already
> (for example, WebWare doesn't seem to me being in that state), fast, and
> easy to write for (e.g. also supporting features such as mentioned
> sessions, persistent database connections).
> Maybe I didn't searched too long, but right now it seems to me (poor man I
> am) that ASP on Windows is the only solution.
>
> P.P.S. I am running IIS 5.0 on Win2k Advanced Server SP2, with
ActivePython
> 2.1.0.210
Wall in Configure from the perl distribution

have you looked at CGIHTTPServer.py (in \lib\)?
also Medusa http://www.nightmare.com by sam rushing?

i have found that building custom apps from SimpleHTTPServer is really easy,
and a good place to start.

-d





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