[Tutor] Re: web applications??
project5 at redrival.net
Fri Jul 16 08:18:54 CEST 2004
Jeff Peery <jeffpeery <at> yahoo.com> writes:
> Is it possible to just execute my wxpython application from our server? or do
I need to write the application in some sort of web-python variation.
No. Well, you can execute it on your server machine, but it won't help anyone.
You can't serve wxPython dialogs over the web.
> If customers can simply execute the application from the web, how do I learn
about how to set this up - is it as simple as uploading the executable and
creating a link?
You'll need to forget the wxPython part, pull out the engine and wrap it up in
something suitable for the web. You could use e.g. Zope or a simple CGI script.
Either way, your server will have to have Python (or Zope) installed. You'll
also need to write a HTML form to allow users to input whatever data they need
to provide. Look in the Python docs for the cgi module (paragraph 11.2).
unless of course it's something complex.
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