[Tutor] Handling post request

Tiago Katcipis katcipis at inf.ufsc.br
Wed Jan 28 12:09:23 CET 2009

thanks for the help, im really not used on doing web stuff, ill try reading
the how to.

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 9:03 AM, Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com>wrote:

> "Tiago Katcipis" <katcipis at inf.ufsc.br> wrote
>  I am trying to make a small HTTP server on python just to handle some POST
>> and GET requests. I never worked with http before and dont know if i am
>> doing something completely stupid (probably yes).
> Not stupid so much as overly complicated.
> The cgi module will do all the hard work for you including transparently
> handling POST and GET requests
> Read the web HOWTO document:
> http://docs.python.org/howto/webservers.html
> Then read the CGI module documentation which includes a very quick
> introduction to CGI programming. If you are intending expanding the web
> site to anything beyond trivial consider using a Framework such as
> Django, Turbo Gears or Pylons.
> Unless you are trying to do something very clever - which given your
> level of knowledge I'd guess is not the case - then the standard
> cgi module should do all you need!
> HTH,
> --
> Alan Gauld
> Author of the Learn to Program web site
> http://www.alan-g.me.uk/
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