Newbie: Python 3 and web applications?

John Gordon gordon at
Fri Jul 26 16:41:40 CEST 2013

In <kstdma$pir$1 at> Rui Maciel <rui.maciel at> writes:

> I'm currently learning Python, and I've been focusing on Python3.  To try to 
> kill two birds with one stone, I would also like to learn the basics of 
> writing small web applications.  

> These web applications don't need to do much more than provide an interface 
> to a small database, and they may not even be required to be accessible 
> outside of a LAN.

> Does anyone have any tips on what's the best way to start off this 
> adventure?

I recommend using a web framework such as Django or Pylons.  It's more to
learn, but frameworks handle a ton of low-level details for you and make
web development overall much easier.

John Gordon                   A is for Amy, who fell down the stairs
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