app with standalone gui and web interface

Steve Holden steve at
Tue Oct 3 08:34:52 CEST 2006

Daniel Nogradi wrote:
> What would the simplest way to make an application that has both a web
> interface and runs from behind a web server but also can be used as a
> standalone app with a gui? More precisely is it possible to avoid
> creating an html/xml/whatever based web interface for the web version
> and separately creating a gui (wxpython for example) for the
> standalone version and instead create a graphical frontend at once
> that can be used for both?


However, if you have a web interface there's nothing to stop you from 
providing that for local use as a desktop app as well as remote use: 
your app then just becomes a web shortcut to a locally-running server.

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