Yet another comparison of Python Web Frameworks

Massimo Di Pierro mdipierro at
Wed Oct 17 05:20:04 CEST 2007

I have posted a new version of Gluon and some slides. I am hoping to  
have a draft manual soon.
I believe I have fixed all of the issues that have been addressed  
but, if not, please let me know.

Did you try gluon?

On Oct 13, 2007, at 12:17 AM, Kay Schluehr wrote:

> On Oct 13, 4:23 am, Massimo Di Pierro <MDiPie... at>
> wrote:
>> Hello everybody,
>> I just joined this mailing list. Thanks for your comments about  
>> gluon.
>> I have posted a short video about it and I am planning to make more
>> over the week-end.
>> About some of your comments:
>> - the most complex modules (like html and sql ones) have doctests.
>> - the executable versions (win and mac) come with python2.5. Running
>> from source code does not require 2.5 but you probably want sqlite3.
>> - so far I support sqlite3 and postgresql, not mysql (just because I
>> do not use it and had no time for testing it).
>> - yes, there are typos in the documentation. Please point them out to
>> me so that I can fix them.
>> - I am sure there are some minor bugs I am not aware of but as far I
>> tested, it work.
>> - If you report bugs to me I promise to fix them in 48hrs.
>> - please make sure you have the latest version.
>> I very much appreciate comments about gluon (good and bad). Please
>> send me more so that I can improve it.
>> There will be two talks in chicago about gluon next week: at DePaul
>> Linux Users Group on Thursday evening and at the Chicago Linux Users
>> Group on Saturday afternoon. I will try record them and post them.
>> Massimo
> Massimo, it's just a style matter but could you please unmix tabs and
> blanks in Gluon?
> Since Gluon is pure Python I can try backtranslating the Python 2.5
> code to Python 2.4. This requires following tool of mine:
> The Python 2.4 source code can then be used by people like Michele who
> have 2.4 lecagies. Note that the conversion process is fully automated
> ( it requires just a little conversion script targetting Gluon ) and
> can be reiterated. The conversion however needs tests to be confirmed.
> It would also be a nice little project for Py25Lite in the real-world.
> Kay
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