[Web-SIG] Application framework shootout?

Titus Brown titus at caltech.edu
Mon Jan 3 08:33:58 CET 2005

On Sun, Jan 02, 2005 at 11:04:37PM -0500, Brian Beck wrote:
-> Hi.
-> I've recently started a project which is intended to become a pretty big 
-> web application.  So far I've been winging it with my own simple system 
-> using mod_python, Vampire and SQLObject, but I would hardly call it a 
-> framework.
-> Could someone summarize (or direct me to a summary) of the 
-> advantages/disadvantages (in comparison to each other) of frameworks 
-> like PEAK, WebWare, nevow, and anything else applicable?  I've read a 
-> little about each but still can't put my finger on it. Is each geared 
-> toward a specific type of application?
-> Any help would be appreciated.

Hi, Brian,

you can look at Ian Bicking's framework shootout here:


I also like the PyWebOff, although it is not yet complete:


If you find any additional sites I'd be interested in hearing about


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