recommendations for python web programming tools
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Wed Nov 19 02:28:20 CET 2003
Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com> wrote in message news:<mailman.840.1069176413.702.python-list at python.org>...
> Dennis> Matthew Wilson fed this fish to the penguins on Tuesday 18
> Dennis> November 2003 07:53 am:
> >> I am about to start designing a web application for my office
> >> intranet. It is pretty simple: we need a way to track conversations
> >> with contacts and a way to update contact information.
> Dennis> I'm not an expert, but have you looked at Zope?
> I am not an expert, but Zope is often overkill, especially if your
> requirements don't match Zope's assumptions.
> I recently discovered Quixote from MEMS Exchange (well, I've known about it
> for awhile, but only recently began experimenting with it) and have become
> quite enamored with it. It looks like if your environment meets these basic
> * unix-y platform
> * your website developers are already Python programmers
> * you don't need to support remote site editing by potentially hostile
> folks (like your marketing and engineering departments)
I would second Skip's recommendation of Quixote -- it's an excellent
framework. I just wanted to add that a Unix-like platform isn't a
requirement; Quixote works very well on the Win32 platform.
Best of luck,
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