Django or TurboGears for a new project

Jason Scheirer jason.scheirer at
Fri Jun 27 21:51:05 CEST 2008

On Jun 27, 9:52 am, Kirk Strauser <k... at> wrote:
> We're looking to migrate a Zope site to Django, but before getting beyond
> the dreaming stage, I thought I'd see what others are doing these days.
> If you were going to start a fairly complex site today with lots of DB
> integration, would you begin with Django or TurboGears, or something else
> entirely?
> I'm more interested in social, rather than technical reasons (unless there's
> something you absolutely love or despise about one or the other).
> Popularity is actually a pretty big consideration because I'd like to work
> with an eager community who's doing cool new things.
> I know asking for comparisons like this is potentially flamebait-ish, but I
> really don't mean it that way.  It's just that I don't have a lot of friends
> in the industry in this particular development niche who I can ask for
> recommendations, and this seems like as good a place as any to find subject
> matter experts.
> Thanks,
> --
> Kirk Strauser
> The Day Companies

I've noticed I write a lot less code with TurboGears (as in my apps
are done faster and smaller), but you're going to find more Django
programmers and therefore a larger developer force and more recipes

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