[Tutor] Leaving PHP for Python
dfjennings at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 14:13:39 CET 2008
Oops, I meant to say that django "has EXCELLENT documentation"
On 11/25/08, Don Jennings <dfjennings at gmail.com> wrote:
> Welcome! I suggest you take a look at django . You'll find that it
> has documentation  and an active developer community . Of
> course, for your questions about learning python, you've already found
> a very helpful community : >)
> Take care,
>  http://www.djangoproject.com/
>  http://docs.djangoproject.com/en/dev/
>  http://www.djangoproject.com/community/
> On 11/25/08, Jason DeBord <jasdebord at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> This is my first message on the mailing list. I am excited to get started
>> developing content / backend for the web with Python.
>> I have a background in PHP, but am convinced that Python is a better, more
>> powerful language.
>> I am on a Windows XP machine and I have been using XAMPP for server, php,
>> I installed Python 2.5 and mod_python successfully. I can serve pages with
>> .py extension to http://localhost .
>> The following for example:
>> from mod_python import apache
>> def handler(req):
>> req.write("Hello World!")
>> return apache.OK
>> Frankly, I don't understand what is going on in the above. This is a bit
>> different compared to what I am used to.
>> So, my question, would you all please point me to some introductory
>> resources, tutorials, books, that focus on Python programming for the web?
>> am eventually going to interface with some web services, notably Amazon
>> Services. Also, I'd like to write some server side scripts to serve as a
>> backend to some Adobe AIR apps.
>> Any and all advice is extremely appreciated.
>> Thanks for your time!
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