[Tutor] [Web] Using pyCrypto - pyscard

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Sat Jan 24 22:49:07 CET 2009

On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 10:10 AM, Olivier Roger
<Olivier.roger at student.uclouvain.be> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a question concerning the use of python to make web application.
> I don't know if it is possible. I would like to create an applet capable of
> using the client smardcard (with pyscard/pyCrypto module) reader to read and
> display the contained data on the page.
> I already have a simple python application that does it. My question is the
> following: Is it possible to port it into an applet

Presuming that by 'applet' you mean something that runs client-side in
a web browser, your options for doing this with Python are very
- You can use IronPython within MS Silverlight
- There may be ways to do this with Firefox and IE but they are obscure


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