ANNOUNCE: JOTWeb 1.11, preview of new web application system.

Tim Churches tchur at optushome.com.au
Tue Jun 17 23:09:42 CEST 2003


On Wed, 2003-06-18 at 02:22, Sean Reifschneider wrote:
> Welcome to the first wide-spread announcement of my latest project: JOTWeb.
> 
> JOTWeb is a system for developing dynamic web sites using a combination
> of HTML+TAL/TALES/METAL and Python, with mod_python for integrating with
> Apache.  Benefits include good documentation, a fairly simple and
> intuitive design, and powerful yet easy to use session and form
> processing.
>
> More information including "why another one", examples, and more is
> available at:
> 
>    http://jotweb.tummy.com/
> 

At the above site you explain:
"Why Another WebApp?
The short answer is that I couldn't really find another web application
system that I felt comfortable with. They were either too heavy-weight,
didn't work as I expected them or didn't fit my development model, were
not well enough documented, etc... "

Just out of interest, what didn't you like about Albatross (
http://www.object-craft.com.au/projects/albatross/ )? Superficially at
least, Albatross seems to look a lot like JotWEB, in its templating
syntax, underlying architecture and light weight. No criticism of your
decision to develop another Pythonic WebApp framework is intended - the
more the merrier - but as a user of Albatross I am genuinely interested
in what you thought isn't right with it.
-- 

Tim C

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