Write web apps in Python?

Daniel Fetchinson fetchinson at googlemail.com
Mon Apr 12 12:13:17 CEST 2010


> I'd like to make sure I understand what the options are to write web
> applications in Python:
>
> - à la PHP, using Apache's mod_python
>
> - using eg. Lighttpd and configuring it to load the Python interpreter
> every time a Python script is called (www.jakehilton.com/?q=node/54)
>
> - long-running process, by compiling the Python script as a
> stand-alone program that will then wait for queries on a port and
> being called by the web server through eg. the WSGI
>
> As for writing apps, I can either built it from scratch, or use
> frameworks like Pylons, TurboGears, or Django.
>
> Is this correct?

Basically, yes.

For additional info have a look at http://wiki.python.org/moin/WebProgramming

Cheers,
Daniel



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