Web framework for embedded system

Suraj Barkale suraj at barkale.com
Tue Apr 28 16:12:52 CEST 2009


Thomas Heller <theller <at> python.net> writes:
> 
> I'm looking for a lightweight web-framework for an embedded system.
> The system is running a realtime linux-variant on a 200 MHz ARM
> processor, Python reports a performance of around 500 pystones.

You can start with webpy (http://webpy.org/) and build up from there.

> 
> The web application will not be too fancy, no databases involved
> for example, but it will need to control some simple peripherals
> (some parallel in/out, some dacs) attached to the system.
> 
> It should provide a user interface showing the current state and
> allowing to manipulate it via a browser, and I will probably need
> to support some rpc as well.
> 
> Does this sound sensible at all? Any suggestions?

I don't know how Python will affect the real-time tasks your system is
performing. You may want to look at a web framework in C (e.g.
http://www.koanlogic.com/klone/index.html).
Regards,
Suraj





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