[Tutor] Web GUI for a network management tool

Eric Walstad eric at ericwalstad.com
Thu May 10 20:01:12 CEST 2007

Hi Thanos,

Alan Gauld wrote:
> "Thanos Panousis" <pthanos at gmail.com> wrote
>> The time has come to write some kind of gui for it, so that graphs,
>> visualizations and configuration options are exposed to non
>> developers. Do you think that a web app frame work like turbogears 
>> is
>> appropriate in my case?
> Graphs etc on web apps can be problematic, but thats true of
> all web apps regardless of framework. You may need to hunt
> for some graphing code to suit the framework you choose
> - or maybe a Java applet.

I'm not sure how complex your charts/graphs need to be.  Here's a simple
Django solution for simple HTML Bar Charts that may give you some ideas
for solving the problem:
and an example of what it looks like:

I'd be interested to hear about how you ultimately solve the problem
when you are done.



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