Python simple web development

Daniel Fetchinson fetchinson at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 26 23:56:01 CEST 2009


>> What I've read about Django, Turbogears is that they are powerful
>> enough to create big web-based portals, applications, etc.
>> I need just simple forms without any sophisticated functionality.
>> So again: why I am wrong ?
>
> Just because something is powerful doesn't mean you can't do simple
> things with it.

But complexity typically brings in an extra overhead that the OP might
not need. I'm using turbogears for a project but for other simple
things I don't, because the all the super powerful infrastructure of
turbogears is just not necessary and slows things down without a
reason.

So I would recommend the OP against using either django or turbogears
if the project is really small and will stay small in the future. This
last point is hard to guess in advance though :)

Cheers,
Daniel

> Have a read of the first few chapters of the Django book...
>
> http://www.djangobook.com/



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