creating "jsp-like" tool with python

Kushal Kumaran kushal.kumaran at
Sat Mar 24 10:26:06 CET 2007

On Mar 24, 6:18 am, "jd" <chima... at> wrote:
> I'd like to create a program that takes files with "jsp-like" markup
> and processes the embedded code (which would be python) to produce the
> output file.  There would be two kinds of sections in the markup file:
> python code to be evaluated, and python code that returns a value that
> would be inserted into the output.
> This seems like it would be straightforward in python, and maybe
> there's even a library that I could use for this, but as a newbie to
> Python, I don't know the landscape very well.  I am not looking for a
> big framework, just something small and simple that will do just this
> job.  Suggestions or pointers would be greatly appreciated.

Apache's mod_python already does something like this, with its PSP
handler.  See

Maybe that would help.

Kushal Kumaran

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