I need a starter ptr writing python embedded in html.

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at columbuswebmakers.com
Sun Aug 8 19:36:28 CEST 2010

Steven W. Orr 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?
Quickest way to get where you are going is django or another (perhaps 
smaller) framework.  Since you say you are good with python, you could 
get your website done in a weekend

Joel Goldstick

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