Web development with Python 3.1

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Mon Oct 26 12:24:41 CET 2009

Brendon Wickham wrote:
> I can vouch for what Paul says. I started in Python 3 years ago, and I 
> did so with a web application (still working on it!). I'm using the cgi 
> approach, and it certainly teaches you the concepts. I fail to see how 
> starting with a framework is a good idea if you don't know how the 
> frameworks work (or what they're actually doing). It would be a bit like 
> doing a web page in Dreamw***er and thinking you understand HTML/CSS.

I couldn't agree less. Using the CGI module is more akin to trying to 
write Dreamweaver when you want to build a static website...

Just use 2.6 and pick a framework of your choice. From what the OP 
described, Django or Pylons would fit the bill well.


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