Reports, PDF, and grid widget for Python?

Adams-Blake Co. aremovethiscanton at adamsremovethis-blake.com
Mon Oct 21 19:51:28 CEST 2002


William wrote:

> "Adams-Blake Co." <aremovethiscanton at adamsremovethis-blake.com> writes:
> 
>> I want to write a "business" application in Python and I need to create
>> many complex text reports (subtotals, totals, grand totals, etc.). I'd also
>> like to display data in a grid object (like Java's Jtable.) Finally, I want
>> this to run on the Mac, Linux, and Windows.... with an install as easy as
>> possible and able to be performed by a non-techie. Thus, I don't want to
>> get "involved" with a 3rd party widget library (wxW.., Qt, etc.) that might
>> make the install a nightmare for the user.
> 
> if you don't want to use 3rd party widget library, you can do a web
> application, with the http module of python.
> 

Can you explain this a bit more? I read somewhere about Python Server Pages. 
Is this what you mean? Do most (any?) web hosting firms support this?

Thanks,

Al




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