[python-uk] Web Development with Python
simon at titanic.co.uk
Wed Dec 14 09:32:12 CET 2005
Andy Robinson wrote:
> CGI is only longwinded if you do it all from scratch; there
> are many nice frameworks and paradigms to give you a head start.
> I have been playing with Django (www.djangoproject.com) and it's
> beautiful. You essentially declare the database schema in the
> Python model, and you get a very nice web interface for add/edit/delete
> stuff autogenerated for you. Be prepared to spend half a day
> setting up though.
> The other well-documented approach at the moment is Turbogears
> which includes CherryPy for the web app and SQLObject for
> database management. Nothing 'for free' but a very clean
Just the sort of advice I am looking for.
I have just written a Sage Line 100 front-end so engineers can enter
jobs on a GPRS PDA. It works wonderfully but it's hard adding extra
functionality because it's all raw python and cgi. If I change the
database I have to troll the whole app!
I will go and take a read now ty...
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