Python Noob - a couple questions involving a web app

Bruno Desthuilliers bruno.42.desthuilliers at websiteburo.invalid
Wed Apr 29 10:02:32 CEST 2009

Kyle T. Jones a écrit :
> Been programming for a long time, but just starting out with Python. Not 
> a professional programmer, just that guy in one of those organizations 
> that won't hire a pro, instead saying "Hey, Kyle knows computer stuff - 
> let's have him do this (and that, and the other, etc)".
> So, the higher ups want a web app that'll let them enter (from an 
> intranet page) a rather simple, but quite lengthy, list - details to be 
> stored in a MySQL database... just normal stuff here, entering, editing, 
> and deleting entries, sorting, etc.
> On the internet side of things, folks get the info served up to them, 
> can sort it in a few ways, etc - it's pretty basic stuff.

I can only second Arnaud and Emile : Django is very probably what you're 
looking for, and by all means better than any PHP thingie - wrt/ both 
development time and security.

You'll indeed first have to learn the framework (and Python of course), 
and learn how to deploy your app in production (which can be a bit 
tricky if you're not familiar with server admin), but there's a good 
documentation and a very helpful community around both the Django 
framework and the Python language.

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