Start Python at client side from web app

Thomas Guettler hv at
Thu Jan 22 12:38:10 CET 2009

Diez B. Roggisch schrieb:
>> 2) create a localhost web server, for the client side manipulation.
>> Then have your remote webserver render a form that posts via
>> javavscript to the localhost webserver.  The localhost server would
>> post back in
>> the same way.
> AFAIK the JS security model prevents that.

A page requested from "http://myintranetserver/" can redirect to "http://localhost:myport/myapp/?foo=..."

this would work.

But how should the web server at localhost be started? You need to write
a Windows service. I guess that's not very easy, since I am not used to windows programming.


Thomas Guettler,
E-Mail: guettli (*) thomas-guettler + de

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