[Tutor] Generating simple HTML from within Python

Mike Hansen Mike.Hansen at atmel.com
Thu May 10 20:42:12 CEST 2007


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> [mailto:tutor-bounces at python.org] On Behalf Of Duncan Gibson
> Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2007 10:25 AM
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> Subject: [Tutor] Generating simple HTML from within Python
> I'm updating an application at the moment that generates simple HTML
> files. However, it's all done using plain strings and brute force.
> It's hard to read, and isn't very robust in the face of special
> characters and matching start and end tags.
> I've been searching for a module to allow simple HTML generation, but
> most of them appear to be more concerned with *parsing* HTML and XML.
> The only one that looks promising from reviews dating back to 1998 or
> so is HTMLgen, but the link on starship.python.net appears long dead.
> So my question is, what is the preferred way of generating simple HTML
> or XHTML files these days? Is there a 'son of HTMLgen' or 
> similar module?
> Cheers
> Duncan
> PS. Apologies if this shows up twice. My first post seems to be MIA.

Did you search the Cheese Shop. I did a search for "html generator", and
there's a few couple of modules mike html 0.4.0 and markup.py 1.6.1 that
look like they might do the trick.



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