Any projects to provide Javascript-style client-side browser access via Python?

Leif K-Brooks eurleif at
Fri Aug 26 17:49:41 EDT 2005

Kenneth McDonald wrote:
> I'm curious about this because, quite aside their function as web 
> browsers, it is now possible to build some very useable interfaces 
> using browsers with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. (The biggest problem  is
> still the lack of a decent text widget.) However, JavaScript isn't 
> really a good language for building complex applications, and it  would
> be very cool if there were some way to use Python to replace 
> client-side JavaScript, in order to gain access the DOM.

You could try Livepage, which is a part of Nevow <>. It
doesn't cut JavaScript completely out of the picture, but you could put
all of your real code in Python and only use JavaScript as a simple
layer to access the DOM.

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