I need a starter ptr writing python embedded in html.

Steven W. Orr steveo at syslang.net
Sun Aug 8 16:21:45 CEST 2010


On 08/07/10 23:57, quoth Miki:
> On Aug 7, 7:42 pm, "Steven W. Orr" <ste... at syslang.net> wrote:
>> I'm ok in python but I haven't done too much with web pages. I have a web page
>> that is hand written in html that has about 1000 entries in a table and I want
>> to convert the table from entries like this
>>
>>     <tr>
>>       <td> Some Date String </td>
>>       <td> SomeTag </td>
>>       <td>
>>         <a href="localSubdir"> A Title </a>
>>       </td>
>>       <td>
>>         <a href="http://www.example.com/remote/path/something.html"
>>           Click
>>         </a>
>>       </td>
>>       <td> Some Comment </td>
>>     </tr>
>>
>> to
>>
>>    SomePythonCall('Some Date String',
>>                 'SomeTag',
>>                 'localSubdir',
>>                 "http://www.example.com/remote/path/something.html",
>>                 'Click',
>>                 'Some Comment')
>>
>> Can someone tell me what I should look at to do this? Is mod_python where I
>> should start or are there things that are better?
> Have a look at http://www.crummy.com/software/BeautifulSoup/.

Thanks. But what I'm not seeing is any example of how to make this allowed to
generate the html at run time. I think I want to embed my python code into an
html file. Beautiful soup seems to allow me to create a preprocessor which I
could use through a Makefile to generate the html. I have the feeling I'm
missing something. Or do I use this in conjunction with wsgi?

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